Monthly Archives: September 2007

Dawkins Part 5: The Historical Jesus

“Where is God in our world?” is the question that atheists often ask. To many, God does appear to be absent. Miracles don’t happen to the poor, to the oppressed, to those that lose children or loved ones. God does

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Catching my breath & your turn to comment

I’m taking a rest day today to catch my breath and to get caught up on some other items that are currently outstanding. That being said, today is not a total wash… I’ve got a challenge for you today. Read

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Dawkins Part 4: The Objective Roots of Morality

At every turn, Dawkins seems to mess up a perfect opportunity to have an intelligent discussion about God. Chapter 6 is titled, “The roots of Morality: Why Are We Good?” and this is a great place to discuss the ultimate

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Dawkins Part 3: Problems with Organized Religion

By far, I would argue that organized religion has posted the biggest problems for God. Paradoxically, the very institutions that have grown to recognize God have done the most harm. A quick look through history will highlight many problems that

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Dawkins Part 2: The Ultimate 747 – Is that the best he’s got?

I refer to chapter 4 (“Why There Almost Certainly Is No God”) as The Ultimate Distraction. Dawkins uses the example of the Ultimate 747 as a red herring that distracts us from the argument at hand, namely, if God exists.

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