Atheism

Muslim-Atheist Dialogue: Are Childhood Marriages a Universal Evil?

Introduction

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In my recent video on Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s interview with Jordan Peterson I mentioned an example of something which is actually attributable to Islamic primary sources and which modern Westerners would find reprehensible, namely, child marriage. Continue Reading

Quick Rejoinders to Atheist One Liners

If God created everything, who created God?

–> If I’m driving a car, who is driving me?

We’re all atheists about 10’s of thousands of gods out there. Atheists just take it one god further. Continue Reading

Why “Christians were violent too!” Is a Bad Argument

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I constantly see this argument that Leftists (and consequently their Muslim acolytes who seek protection in their masters’ arms) like to use. It goes something like this: Oh, you’re going to quote the Quran and say that Muslims are all violent? Well guess what? Christianity was violent too! Look at the Crusades! Look at the Inquisition! Look at all these horrible persecutions of minorities that Christians have done over the centuries! Thus we cannot judge Muslims to be violent just because of what their scripture says. There are multiple interpretations!

The reason why this is a bad argument is twofold. First of all, and the more important of which, it feeds into this narrative that religion is evil and violent. “Religion is the cause of violence” is a common New Atheist argument and all we’re doing is enforcing that (false) narrative. In fact, I frequently see people comment on articles that invoke this kind of argument something along the lines of “this is why all religions are evil/stupid. We shouldn’t persecute Muslims, but why would anyone believe in anything that stupid anyway.” Continue Reading

How can I be confident in an afterlife, even though it seems unlikely?

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This is my latest video. In this episode we discuss the following questions:

How can I be confident in an afterlife, even though it seems unlikely? Continue Reading

New Video: Oppy vs Feser, Objections to the Contingency Argument, and Pascal’s Wager

Elmo’s World Podcast Interview

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I was recently interviewed by Elmo from Elmo’s World Podcast (available here on Spotify and iTunes). Here is a summary of the topics covered: Continue Reading

Comments on “New Atheism: The Godlessness That Failed”

Excellent article that I recommend reading in its entirety. Of particular importance is this take-a-away:

“I think it [New Atheism] seamlessly merged into the modern social justice movement. Continue Reading

How to Respond to the “Muslims are Obsessed with Sex” Argument

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I’m sure you’ve all encountered this argument before. Recently, the British government made the accusation that the hijab sexualises and objectifies young women (this was made in objection to Islamic schools mandating hijab at the age of nine). This argument seems to be pervasive in Western literature, and many ex-Muslims also make similar claims. I believe the general attitude can be summarized in this meme recently posted on Facebook by an atheist page: Continue Reading

Discussion Review: William Lane Craig and CosmicSkeptic on the Kalaam Cosmological Argument

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I recently reviewed this great discussion between WLC and CosmicSkeptic. Below, I have posted the original video, my review, and then the notes I used when making the video. Continue Reading

Daniel Haqiqatjou Vs Apostate Prophet Full Video Debate Review

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Some people requested that I turn my blog posts into a video, so here it is. The rest of the blog post series will be coming soon, but you can get the main points by watching this video. Continue Reading