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Alan answers the question of whether people who eat meat are unjustly discriminating against sentient animals. Download the mp3...
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Alan explains that even though science is a tool for explaining the world, it is neither the only nor the best tool. COMMENTS Read more posts
Alan explains that even though science is a tool for explaining the world, it is neither the only nor the best tool. COMMENT Read more posts
Alan addresses the following claim: Morality is doing what is right regardless of what you are told. Religion is doing what you are told regardless of what is right. Download the mp3...
Alan responds to the claim that intelligent design is just used to fill in gaps that science can't explain. COMMENTS Read more posts
Here's my response to the challenge that some arguments against same-sex marriage commit the slippery slope fallacy. COMMENTS
How do you respond to an atheist who says that the existence of evil proves God doesn't exist? COMMENTS Stand to Reason Blog
Alan's monthly letter for June 2011 Dear Friend, Atheists like to fancy themselves as rational people. They claim they aren’t encumbered by holy books or divine doctrine. They’re free from the shackles of religious belief so they can follow the evidence where it leads. When a new scientific discovery is made, atheists claim they can welcome it without passion or prejudice. The only problem with this self-assessment is that it’s not entirely true.
“It is not necessary to invoke God to…set the Universe going,” concludes Stephen Hawking in his latest book, The Grand Design. Denying God is old hat, but this comes from a world-class theoretical physicist. That’s why Christians are unnerved by his bold claim. A statement from a scientist of his caliber commands attention. But it turns out there is no reason for concern. Everything Hawking has written in his book can be dismissed as irrational. Everything. Let me tell you why.