Monthly Archives: November 2006

Should atheists have children? – Part 4

So… where does this leave the atheist? I see two options available to the atheist. The atheist can either live a life of nihilism, suffering under a burden of meaninglessness, pushing the stone up the hill every day for the

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Should atheists have children? – Part 3

What is our purpose in life? Richard Taylor, in his book Good and Evil, A New Direction, addresses the question of meaning in life. To address meaningless existence, Taylor recalls the ancient myth of Sisyphus [Richard Taylor, Good and Evil,

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Should atheists have children? – Part 2

We left off with some heady critiques of Christianity. Time to look at some defenses for the Christian position. C.S. Lewis simplifies this metaphysical debate in his book Miracles. To Lewis, the debate regarding the existence of God is really

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Should atheists have children?

Update: Sep 1 2011 I just realized that I never included a disclaimer on this post before I put it live. That would explain some of the nasty comments that were provided on this blog. This essay was originally submitted

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Christian Malfunctions?

If you call yourself a Christian, do you think that you live the life that Christ calls you to live? This is a tough question to answer. There are many ways in which we interpret Christ’s calling in our life.

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