A Football Analogy for the Euthyphro Dilemma and the Divine Source of our Morality

The Euthyphro Dilemma Socrates and Plato once discovered what they determined to be a dilemma, which some have used to try to crack holes in the moral position that God is the grounding of our objective morality. They wondered whether someone is loved by the gods because he is pious or whether it is because …

How the Parable of the Talents is Applicable in Today’s Pandemic and Protests

In the Parable of the Talents (Matthew 25:14-30), Jesus shared a story of a man who gave his servants five talents, two talents, and one talent, each according to his abilities. The servant with five talents traded with them, making five more talents. The servant with two talents did the same. But the one who …

Problems with the Neo-Darwinian Theory of Evolution

Flawed argument: “Evolution is a fact.” Ever since Richard Dawkins penned "The God Delusion," in which he posited that unguided evolution replaces the need for God, it seems a bandwagon of cheering atheists and agnostics have burst into the streets to declare themselves free from our Creator, His moral accountability, and the purpose and meaning …

Mind before Matter: On Consciousness and Naturalism

Naturalism (or materialism) is the belief that everything arises from physical causes or properties. Explaining our consciousness (or our awareness) is a problem for naturalists, since any natural origins are unknown and it’s difficult to determine the levels of consciousness of various sentient beings. How, when, and why did consciousness arise? Which beings were the …

Numerous Reasons Why Secular Humanism is FLAWED

In 2012, a survey of the European Union by Eurobarometer found that 16 percent identified as nonbelievers/agnostics, while 7 percent identified as atheists. In a survey of 65 countries conducted by Gallup International and the WI Network of Market Research of 63,898 people, researchers found China to be the world’s least religious country (90 percent …

Moral Values and Duties are Universal, Objective, and Grounded in a Benevolent God

“You find out more about God from the Moral Law than from the universe in general just as you find out more about a man by listening to his conversation than by looking at a house he has built. Now, from this second bit of evidence we conclude that the Being behind the universe is …

Flipping the Script on Atheists’ Street Epistemology

Peter Boghossian, who’s an outspoken atheist, popularized his method of street epistemology in 2013 to shake up the views of theists. His followers (such as Anthony Magnabosco) often film themselves walking around college campuses with webcams strapped to themselves. When they encounter “unsuspecting” “interlocutors,” they follow seven steps. The intention of this article is to …