The Moral Argument Simply Stated

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Before we begin, we should note that insofar as belief in God makes better sense of various features of the universe, these features provide evidence for God. So the case for the existence of God does not depend on any one piece of evidence.

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The Argument for God’s Existence from Moral Laws

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1)      There are moral laws. If our moral feelings were human inventions or the outcome of a blind meaningless process like evolution, we could safely and rationally ignore them when it was safe and convenient to do so.  But the moral rules seem binding and inescapable.

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Am I a Right Wing, Hate Filled Bigot?

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To the best of my knowledge, there are other writers on this blog who will disagree with me. So, please hear me out to the end of this piece is some of my opinions offend you.

I am against Brexit; I voted to remain.  I have no problem with high-levels of taxation or redistributing wealth.[1] I think, all other thing being equal, immigration and cultural diversity are good for society.

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Can Christians Disagree About Politics? Six Quick Thoughts

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Political discourse has become a little apocalyptic; we have started to view political competition as if it is a war between good and evil. On both sides of the Atlantic late-night talk show hosts, comedians, journalists, editors and academics talk in Manichaean terms, as if they have been caught up in the ultimate battle for the soul of the West.

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Ten Quick Points on the Extreme Right and the New Racism

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1)As well as being incomprehensibly wicked, morally repugnant and socially harmful, racial hatred is intellectually indefensible. After all, there is no clear link between race and intelligence, or athletic ability or any other socially desirable trait. There are certainly far greater differences within racial groups than there are between them; the differences between the races are superficial and inconsequential.  We had hoped those facts would end serious debate about the merits of racist social policies.

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