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Is Theism Meaningless Wordplay? A Reply to the Courtier’s Reply

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PZ Myers responds to the learned criticisms of Richard Dawkins’ The God Delusion with a parable:  ‘The Courtier’s Reply’ It refers to an episode that takes place after the events narrated in  ‘the Emperor’s New Clothes’:  the fable in which a young boy embarrasses an Emperor who dresses in magical clothes made from an invisible fabric.

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Sins and Misdemeanours

The secular world has taken great exception to the Christian doctrine of sin. Yet as GK Chesterton pointed out, ‘sin’ is one theological doctrine for which we have empirical evidence.  Humanity’s capacity for evil presents us with a dilemma. Either we have fallen immeasurably far from God, or there is no God.

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