So let’s talk about the elephant in the room. As you can follow from my tweets, posts, and channel comments, I honestly thought I would be making videos again by now. But, so far, life has had other plans. Let me explain why.
skylarkyu (from my channel page):
Hi, this is the best series I have ever seen. The episode on Spong resonated a lot with me. I was just wondering if you consider yourself a Christian in the sense that Jesus (the man, with no theistic implications) was seemingly the first human to create a mass societal movement based in positivity, compassion etc and being a Christian is simply a reflection of a person trying to emulate these ideals? Perhaps in the way students of Psychiatry might thing of themselves a ‘Freudians’ or ‘Jungans’.
Over the past decade, many men in the secular movement have made a point of identifying as Feminists to show their support for women’s rights.
I recently received the following comment on my Facebook page. I’ve received so many atrociously structured comments like this over the years that I finally just broke down and literally responded with writing advice. Continue reading →
I recently received a comment from one of my subscribers whose Christian friend gave a rebuttal to Evidentialism. In the rebuttal, I noticed a pattern that I’ve seen among many critics: attacking Evidentialism without presenting a viable epistemological alternative. So I have decided to post a general answer to this approach. Continue reading →
Our local atheist group, the KU Society of Open-Minded Atheists & Agnostics (SOMA) was recently contacted by a student doing a project for a senior Apologetics class. For his project, he asked various existential questions from people with various worldviews, including secular worldviews. Since I felt I could answer his questions fairly quickly, I volunteered to answer.
I thought my answers might be useful to other people, so I am posting them here. These existential questions clearly come from a Christian worldview and I addressed this in my answers, where appropriate. Continue reading →