Do Ethical Values of Religious People and Atheists Vary? An Answer from the #WVS

I downloaded data from the 7th and most recent wave of the World Values Surveys today and analyzed items using the SPSS statistical package. I wondered whether any statistically significant variations were present between religious people and atheists on a variety of ethical values and norms. I isolated the United States, New Zealand, Japan, and …

4 Kingdoms of Daniel and the Movement to Kill the Church

King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon had a dream around 600 years before the appearance of Jesus, which he struggled to interpret. He summoned the help of magicians, sorcerers, astrologers, and enchanters, expecting them to interpret his dream without giving them any details about it. They protested, telling him that no one could ever interpret a dream …

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 …