Vicarious Redemption

The central tenants and doctrines of Christianity are severely flawed, but there just might be one theological statute that takes the cake as the most blatantly immoral – vicarious redemption. Christopher Hitchens says it best (as usual), and I’ve posted the video below. What is vicarious redemption? The concept is that a person can throw … More Vicarious Redemption

Thoughts on Satan

God created Lucifer, a high-ranking, beautiful angel who became unsatisfied worshiping God. He became filled with pride and God cast him out of Heaven and onto the Earth (to greet us innocent little humans…gee, thanks). See Ezekiel 28:12-18 (King Tyre is symbolic for Satan). Interesting note: Lucifer sinned because of pride in Heaven, and there was a … More Thoughts on Satan

Don’t Let Them Hijack the Cosmological Argument!

The next time the cosmological argument comes up (the “first cause argument” for the existence of God), DO NOT let the Christian get away with trying to hijack logic when making this argument.  The infinite regress must be applied to God as well, since he is a complex being that would have had an even … More Don’t Let Them Hijack the Cosmological Argument!

Creationism Vids

I have not been posting much due to a recent schedule change from insane to borderline-unmanageable, but I will do my best to get back to regular updating as soon as I can.  In the meantime… Here are two interesting videos on creationism by scientists.  Krauss is a pure genius, and I enjoy Bill Nye … More Creationism Vids

“If there is no God, to whom are you accountable?”

I get this question a lot, coupled with statements like, “You become your own god,” and “There is no ultimate meaning for life,” and “Who is to say murder or theft is wrong if a supreme being does not legislate it and there is no ultimate punishment,” etc. My answer is that we are accountable to … More “If there is no God, to whom are you accountable?”