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Alvin Plantinga on the Irrationality of Atheism

The New York Times recently published a fascinating interview with philosopher Alvin Plantinga on the topic of Atheism and Theism. Here is an excerpt: “…if you accept both materialism and evolution, you have good reason to believe that your belief-producing … Continue reading

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Apostasy as Conspiracy Theory: Reason, Logic, Insanity and Mormon Intellectualism

It’s time to talk about Apostasy. Again. In this post, however, I want to introduce a new approach to thinking about personal apostasy by drawing what I think are compelling comparisons between apostasy and conspiracy theories. Conspiracy theories appeal to … Continue reading

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On The Arrogance of Circumscribing God With Man’s Logic

One of my favorite definitions of logic comes from Ambrose Bierce’s satirical Devil’s Dictionary: “Logic: n. The art of thinking and reasoning in strict accordance with the limitations and incapacities of the human misunderstanding.” History is a testament to the … Continue reading

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