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Feb 03 2014

FTBCon 2 round up

For those of you who weren’t able to watch the live panels this weekend, here are all those in which ACA members participated. Beth Presswood and Martin Wagner joined in the “Artistic Secularism” panel, with Amy Davis Roth, Ryan Consell, Ashley Hamer, and Lauren Lane. Jen Peeples and Russell Glasser did a parenting panel with …

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Dec 13 2013

Fair representation of competing doctrines

So we got email taking us to task for an argument made on the show. I am copying it with some minor edits. I am a Christian who has been listening to your program for about a year now.  On the whole, I enjoy your programs but I have a problem with you on this issue …

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Nov 01 2013

Evolution question

Email: Hello, I am from Dallas and I go to a southern baptist school. Recently I had a project in my Logic and World Views class were I had to debate with another classmate on a controversial topic in today’s society, I choose the existence of god because I am an atheist and I wanted …

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Oct 06 2013

Is atheist activism counter-productive? (Spoiler: No.)

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This post is a response to an email I received concerning an argument between two friends, both atheists. One of them is presenting the other’s claim that it’s not worthwhile to actively promote atheism, because even though religion may be false, it gives people comfort and motivates them to work towards worthwhile social causes. My …

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Aug 15 2013

Proving light exists to a blind man

Email: How would you respond to a Christian who says “Just like light cannot be proven to a blind man, God must be experienced to believe.”? I feel like I’ve already addressed this question before, at least on the show, but I can’t find it on the blog. When I googled the question, I found …

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Jul 27 2013

Apologists: only dudes can have good reasons to be an atheist

A few weeks ago, Hemant Mehta hosted a guest post on his blog: “The Atheist Daughter of a Notable Christian Apologist Shares Her Story.” The post was by Rachael Slick, daughter of radio host and CARM founder Matt Slick. Viewers of our show may remember that both Matt Dillahunty and I, in two weeks running, …

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Jul 24 2013

“God Is Real” author writes back

Last week I posted a response to an email titled ”God Is Real” by an apologetics book author. Mr. Chacon has written back, and I include my reply below.

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Jul 18 2013

God is Real! -says some guy who wrote a book about God being real

A few days ago we received an email with a four page Word doc attached. The email addressed us politely and personally, so I thought it wouldn’t be nice to ignore it. Messrs. Dillahunty and Glasser: I see you on You Tube and like your way of thinking about the Bible.  Please review the attachment and …

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Jul 09 2013

Why don’t I find Kalam Cosmology compelling?

That was the question asked by a caller that took up most of the show discussing Kalam last week. And as anyone who watched the show saw—or more likely already knew—there are 1,001 ways to approach problems or issues with this argument. But my main point of contention with Kalam was one that caller failed …

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May 06 2013

In an email mood

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Most days I just don’t have the patience to address the creationist emails we get. Then again, other days I just can’t resist baiting them, and many facepalms ensue. Round OOOOOONNNNNNEEEEE! Subject: If you believe science!!! then research Refer to this http://www.creationworldview.org/aboutus.asp Yep. Bad science done by ideologically driven people. Always enjoy reading that stuff, thanks.

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