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Double standards on Archaeology, be sure of what you believe!

I have been reading some blogs that talk about how much archaeological evidence there is for the stories of the bible. And the first thing that struck me was, how are the believers joyously proclaiming their “victory” over bible-deniers basing their claims on archaeology, the one field they always, always deny when it comes to … Continue reading

Our Father??

Imagine a single parent. A father with a couple of kids. These kids are young, around 5-6 years old, let’s say. They are completely dependent on their parent. But the father mistreats them. He makes them follow his own arbitrary set of rules, some of which he keeps changing at his whim. The kids are … Continue reading

Science? Oh God!

> Haven’t been reading much except for the one book I wish I hadn’t started. I had no idea how facile his arguments could be or I’d never have bought the book. “The Science of God” is based on denying any scientific fact the author can safely refuse to accept and where he cannot do … Continue reading

Questioning dogma

The Bible has always fascinated me. I enjoyed reading it, esp. the Old Testament (never got round to the New), which I went through as a kind of novel. I had no doubt in my mind that most, if not all of it was based on some kernel of truth, sort of like the Mahabharat … Continue reading