Category Archive: Faith

Nov 01

A Dilemma for Prayer in Politics

A Dilemma for Prayer in Politics

Whether it’s meant sincerely or is just pandering, it is commonplace for politicians to talk about prayer. For example, Newt Gingrich said the following during a Republican Presidential Primary debate on October 18, 2011: How can I trust you with power if you don’t pray? The general idea seems to be that prayer will provide …

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Aug 14

The Matrix Objection – Introduction

Now that my workload has lessened a bit and I’ve finally caught up with George R. R. Martin in A Song of Ice and Fire, I should have more time to get back to writing. I’d also like to conduct a number of book reviews, including for Richard Carrier’s latest book on Bayes Theorem and …

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May 05

The Power of Belief

It’s time for me to renew my license plates. Luckily, I received a card in the mail with a PIN number, License Plate Number, and some other information I would need to renew them online. Given the many wasted hours spent waiting in line at the DMV over the years, I was grateful for this new …

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Dec 31

The Blind Leading the Blind

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Examining Ray Comfort’s claim that history requires blind faith.

Nov 18

It’s a Miracle!

Miracle claims are problematic, but there could be ways to prove them.

Aug 27

Why is faith valued?

Why is faith valued so highly?

Mar 09

Faith, Hell, and Dragons

What is the best way to battle a Christian soldier of faith? Dragons.