The New God Argument by Lincoln Cannon argues that superhumanity probably created our world. The argument is as follows: Faith Assumption F1. Humanity will not become extinct before evolving into superhumanity (assumption) https://new-god-argument.com/ Compassion Argument CO1. EITHER humanity probably will become extinct before evolving into superhumanityOR superhumanity probably would not have more decentralized power than […]
How confident are we that our universe wasn’t created? How confident are we that time began at the Big Bang?
Columnist David Quinn today commented on Twitter: Pick your ‘fairy-tale: God created everything, or nothing made everything. https://twitter.com/DavQuinn/status/1387015353323114497?s=20 David makes a good point that whatever your explanation is for all that exists, it must appeal to something that others consider a fairy-tale. While the list above may initially seem to exhaust all options, one reply […]
When we say that an action “does harm” or “is wrong”, what do we mean? Subject Causes harm to self Causes harm to others Causes harm to the environment Causes harm to the culture/process Direct Causes physical harm Causes emotional harm Causes spiritual harm Causes sexual harm Causes psychological harm Indirect Dehumanises the human Removes […]
Justification is the support that is given to a proposition or claim. Usually something is justified if we can support the claim with some kind of good evidence. For example, justification that the moon exists is that you can see it with your eyes. Justification that your eyes are working correctly now is that they […]
Logic takes care of itself; all we have to do is to look and see how it does it. – Ludwig Wittgenstein An argument is a reason or set of reasons given in support of a conclusion. It need not be contentious and is distinct from an argument in the sense of an aggressive exchange. […]
Introduction The Atonement of Jesus Christ is the central part of the Plan of Salvation but how does an atonement actually work? Although it may not be necessary to fully understand how it works, it is beneficial to explore and appreciate the effects of the atonement in our lives. Atonement theory is a way of […]