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Archive for June, 2013

A Cosmological Argument

The below item is part of my "Conversations" series. A Christian and an atheist discussing whether evolution should be taught in public school. Kurt: I’d say it’s important that kids get a good, well-rounded science education. Levi: I thought you wanted to allow discussion of God in science classes? Kurt: I do, because science itself […]

Posted on June 10, 2013 at 8:33 pm by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Pascal’s Wager

The below item is part of my "Conversations" series. An atheist and a Christian speaking across a card table on which the Christian is displaying various pamphlets. Jacques: You’re sure going to a lot of trouble to try and get people to believe in God. Isaac: Choosing to believe in God is the most important […]

Posted on June 7, 2013 at 8:32 pm by ideclare · Permalink · 2 Comments
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The Ontological Argument

The below item is part of my "Conversations" series. Two Christians having lunch. Fran: My brother’s really causing me problems. He’s decided that he doesn’t think God exists, and he says there’s no way to prove that He does. I don’t know what to do. Edward: Prove to him that God exists. Fran: How? He’s […]

Posted on June 5, 2013 at 8:31 pm by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Best Argument First

The below item is part of my "Conversations" series. A theist and an atheist in an airport waiting for a plane. Alex: Excuse me — what are you reading there? Ben: The God Delusion. Alex: Oh. You don’t believe in God? Ben: I’m not religious. Alex: Really. Did you know that there’s a lot of […]

Posted on June 4, 2013 at 8:31 pm by ideclare · Permalink · 2 Comments
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Conversations

Over the course of my growth as an atheist, I have had many conversations with many people about religion, philosophy, morality, and related topics. Over the last few months, I have been taking typical and interesting arguments I’ve encountered and turning them into little fictional “conversations.” The conversations are generally between two characters, but they […]

Posted on June 4, 2013 at 7:15 pm by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
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From the IAmAnAtheist.com feedback form: I am so sad. I grew up a devout Christian, on fire for God my entire life. Throughout the last five years I have slowly fallen out of my faith and now identify as an atheist. Most of the time I feel nothing but relief. However, death is a subject […]

Posted on June 2, 2013 at 8:46 pm by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
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