Archive for September, 2009

Would Jesus kill a baby?

I was listening to Stand to Reason — my favorite Christian apologist podcast — and the host brought up an interesting moral dilemma. Imagine that a group of French resistance fighters and their families are hiding from a Nazi patrol. With them is a baby that is crying and cannot be consoled. Its crying is […]

Posted on September 30, 2009 at 9:34 am by ideclare · Permalink · 7 Comments
In: Morality

Possibility of evidence

The below item was left as a comment: This is something I struggle with. You say that you do not believe in God because there is a lack of evidence, but there can never be evidence either way. Science is not structured to make any statements about spirituality, so there will never be evidence for […]

Posted on September 27, 2009 at 6:27 pm by ideclare · Permalink · 6 Comments
In: Evidence

Bacon of the Bible II

There has been more response to the “replace a Bible word with ‘bacon’” post than to any of my recent philosophical posts. I’m not sure what that means, but I’m happy everyone’s having fun! (I promise we’ll get back to the serious stuff soon.) To keep the ball rolling, here are a few more that […]

Posted on September 14, 2009 at 11:06 pm by ideclare · Permalink · 8 Comments
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Bacon of the Bible

I usually don’t post things I find funny on this blog, but I’ve been up late performing the final touches on my philosophy book (due out at the end of October) and in my overtired state had a thought: what if you chose one word in the Bible and changed every occurrence of that word […]

Posted on September 11, 2009 at 1:10 pm by ideclare · Permalink · 17 Comments
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