Category Archives: Atheism

Book Review: The End of Faith by Sam Harris

I have read three of the four so called “Horsemen of the Apocalypse.”  They are: Sam Harris, Daniel Dennet, Richard Dawkins, and Christopher Hitchens.  I don’t plan on reading Dawkins book, at least not for a while.  From the excerpts … Continue reading

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Religion and Truth Claims

This is my first week at Marquette University and I’m already delved into the academic world.  So far this week, I’ve been reading a detailed analysis of Plato’s Euthyphro, Berlin’s Two Concepts of Liberty, and some excerpts from my philosophy … Continue reading

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36 Arguments for the Existence of God (and it’s flaws)

Pretty cool site showing the arguments for the existence of God from the very beginning and various comments and replies that goes with it.  The author is Rebecca Goldstein.  She has also made a fictionalized book based on this stuff … Continue reading

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Question: Does science make belief in God obsolete?

An interesting site that shows both sides of the argument. The info taken below is from Prelocutionary II website. The Templeton foundation has published a 13 essay booklet on the topic edited by Michael Shermer. On the “Yes” side Victor … Continue reading

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Spiritual but not Religious??

Often I hear that people are spiritual but not religious.  What does this mean?  To say that one is spiritual–does that mean that s/he believes in spirits?  in ghosts? in some afterlife?  in God even? Next, what does it mean … Continue reading

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Chris Hedges doesn’t believe in Atheism

Chris Hedges doesn’t believe in atheists. What he means is that the new form of Atheism (e.g. Sam Harris, Richard Dawkins, and Christopher Hitchens) is another brand of fundamentalism, a new form of radicalism if you will. The interview is … Continue reading

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