Why Christianity is False (index)

by Luke Muehlhauser on August 30, 2010 in Indexes,Podcast

In April 2010, Brian Auten’s Apologetics 315 blog hosted a series of essays by 20+ bloggers in Christian apologetics on the subject Is Christianity True? The essays were read aloud as the Is Christianity True podcast, and collected in a free ebook.

These very short essays provide a convenient way for me to offer quick replies to a vast swath of apologetic arguments and give a naturalist’s perspective on all of them. My goal in such a short space is not to refute all these arguments but to give the “first round naturalist’s response” to them – to explain why these reasons do not persuade me to adopt again the religion in which I was happily raised. As with 100 Proofs the Earth is Not a Globe, a huge number of arguments does not mean any of them are good arguments.

In the midst of repelling all these Christian arguments I’ll try to squeeze in relevant, condensed versions of atheistic arguments so that I can explain not just why the case in favor of Christianity fails, but also why Christianity is not true.

I will also be reading the essays as the Why Christianity is False podcast (also on iTunes or in RSS), for those who prefer listening to reading. ((This is me throwing a bone to those who are sad that I cancelled my Counter-Apologetics podcast.))

 

Update: I am no longer updating this podcast, but other people have continued the series here.

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J. K. Jones August 30, 2010 at 7:20 pm

This should be interesting.

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G'DIsraeli August 31, 2010 at 2:23 am

Cool, great idea!

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Mindyourmind August 31, 2010 at 8:11 am

Is this really worth the effort, Luke?
I tried to read the free e-book, but had to give up after the first six or seven chapters. It’s really bad. The chapters may serve as a handy hit-list, but the content is not even close to the best out there.

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perpetualstudent August 31, 2010 at 9:35 am

Mindyourmind,

I am with you on that one. I couldn’t get past two chapters. Lee Strobel or Josh McDowell are miles ahead of these guys and I even find them unreadable and not that compelling.

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Rick B August 31, 2010 at 12:32 pm

Luke,

I cant wait to see short essay answers to some of the ridiculous assertions in the essays. Like reference to facts, actual history, and logic.

I think it’s a good idea to have answers to pop-philosophy apologetic nonsense, if only to make people think.

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bossmanham August 31, 2010 at 10:14 pm

I’m looking forward to this “Evidence for Atheism” since I’ve never actually seen any.

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Vocab Malone September 1, 2010 at 6:03 pm

Luke,

One small correction: Marcus McElhaney wrote the essay “Christianity is Objectively True” and I (Vocab) and Paul wrote “The Gospels Tell Me So.” You have it listed differently.

As a suggestion for a title of your response to ours, I imagine you may like something along the lines of “The Gospels Tell Me Nothing” or “The Gospels Tell Me Lies” or even “The Gospels Tell Me … So What?” Just trying to be of service.

vocab
backpacktruth

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lukeprog September 1, 2010 at 6:58 pm

thanks!

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perpetualmarble September 2, 2010 at 12:28 pm

I downloaded the ebook a second ago. Perhaps you could publish your essays in a pdf, or a similar format that I could also download to my kindle? That’d make it easier to flip back and forth and such. :)

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Stephen Bedard September 9, 2010 at 11:20 am

As one of the authors, I am looking forward to what you come up with. Dialogue is always good.

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lukeprog September 9, 2010 at 11:25 am

Cool.

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Thrasymachus September 11, 2010 at 9:38 am

Might it be worth banding together some evil heathen to do a similar sort of collaborative project, either as a direct response or just for its own sake?

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lukeprog September 11, 2010 at 2:44 pm

Thrasymachus,

That may be worth trying after I finish this series.

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Nathan November 6, 2010 at 4:51 pm

Is there an RSS link for non-iTunes subscribers?

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Luke Muehlhauser November 6, 2010 at 6:25 pm

Nathan,

Oops, yes. Added.

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david becnel November 13, 2010 at 9:11 am

So un- Godly.

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George Stephenson November 19, 2010 at 8:40 am

The Death of Wisdom

I want to tell you a story about the death of Wisdom. A very, very long time
ago, a time without time in it in fact. A star appeared in the East and with her a
woman of profound beauty and peace was born. She came to this world and called
herself a man named Buddha. She had the laughter of all the children of the world
sewn into her heart. She is beautiful. I am well pleased.
Her voice was but a whisper on the winds of this world. So someone thought
to save her for all mankind to know. So with a pen and paper they hunted her down
and captured her. Hooked her rather. They couldn’t bring her in completely. Bloody
fools they were. Imagine trying to throw a net over the very mistress of freedom
Herself! But they did get away with a few handfuls of her rune stones. With her
magic caught on paper they ran like happy thieves to show the world. Little did they
realize that with even that small offense the Mighty One was in brooding spirits.
Remember children, She whispered before She roared.
Who has taken my stones? What man upon Earth forces me to speak? The
stones, the words you see, have but one purpose. The Awakening from Sleep. The
ending of gods’ Dream of Man and the return to the boredom and loneliness of Being
One with All. Leaving the Universe with no one to talk to except perhaps Endless
Bliss. But man did not realize that what they stole would be the death of them. Their
intentions were good. Their hearts were in the right place. But she was the
embodiment of freedom for mankind. By that name She betrays you and falls to your
capture. What can eternal Freedom ever ask but to remain forever free?
Where are my stones? Who forces words from my mouth? Give me back the
power of words! Hear Me and be silent!
The words that come out of your mouth don’t make you unclean. But every
word you put into the mouth of a Silent god makes you filthy! These stones are the
sweet taste of death. Sure, come on in! Meet god! Know that you’re loved forever.
Find out that to know me, You must become me. And to become ME your SELF
must die. i was here first remember? i am the ALL remember? ALL includes you,
fool! You’re part of the ALL, remember? But fear not. i am a Good Mother and i
promise to devour each morsel of every One of You before i return to the Void of the
ALL. But the thieves wouldn’t give the Words back. Instead they went back to
Wisdom and cursed Her and spat at Her and called Her a whore before all of
mankind. She asked again, so clearly; honor your Mother little Ones. See Me. Know
that i am.
You are that i am. Feel me little Ones, there in your hearts. For if you truly
feel me the first and LAST words out of Your mouths should be; “I don’t have the
words to express…” Yes! Yes! Stop! Please mankind, stop! You have it right there.
You just can’t hold it in your hands. Honor me! Mean what you say! Stop words that
are suppose to be complete on a subject You just admitted is beyond words! The
secret to get past words is precisely beyond the YOU!
But Mother you call us home and we want to know The Way. We need a
ladder we can climb even if we do have to jump into a Void off of it. Of course Child.
But remember, I have your death well in hand. When a child dies it goes with Mother.
When You die You die alone!
If you cry out; “Father, father why have thou forsaken me?” The fact that You
exist as a separate entity from me and are the Voice expressing the question is in fact
your answer.
i am because You are there to say I AM! Give me back the stones. No more words!
No more I AM that I AM! Come! The hour is at hand. i call you home little One. Will
You come home?
Or will You stay out and play for a while? I AM that I AM and I run free through the
universe! Of course little One. You are my miracle. You are my creation. You are my
deepest pleasure. And Your act of speaking the words is Your answer. You say; “I
AM that I AM! i say; fine! Know in your hearts that i Love You beyond WORDS. So
go play, and be fair. Remember my child You are but One among all of my children,
which are more than numbers can measure. i love You with all of my heart. How
could it be otherwise? Silly little Child! You are a vessel of love. A cup i fashioned
from myself, for myself to enjoy.
You say I AM that I AM and there will be no god above Me. I say fine! Grow
up, climb to the skies. Be ye Gods on the face of this Earth ONE and ALL and make
up to each other all the harm done in discovering that fact!
And sometime, in some lifetime, if instead of saying I AM that I AM, instead
You say;
I AM tired
I AM lonely
I miss HOME enough that I wish to surrender willingly all that I AM
which is all I AM.
Then i will come unto you like a Mistress in the night and i will undress Your bodies.
Earth, Wind, Fire, and Rain. i will consume ALL with my burning passion.
i will consume You utterly!
i will destroy You utterly!
And when all that is left of you is an I AM floating in the Void i will come unto You
in a spirit that is beyond WORDS. And the words, that i never spoke, because i never
was, will be;
Give me back the stones. Give back WORDS!
Come unto me little Ones and rest ye a while Mary-Men.
In the beginning there was the Word. The Word was with god and the Word
was god. The WORDS were I AM! The Words fell from the mouth of Man and the
Words were Man. For what is Man but countless piles of I AM?
I AM that I AM and I will put no god above ME!
Fine, compete every man against his brother to embody HIS or HER idea of what is
most god-like for them. And fight well for i’ve made You mightiest among Earths’
creatures and i enjoy a good show. YOU are indeed gods’ greatest pleasure. But
remember the heart. i LOVE YOU ALL. Every single One, without exception.
When I fold up the material Universe with Everything in it and go to the
dreamless sleep in the VOID of NO THING the gate cannot be closed if even the
tiniest among YOU is left out.
i’ll come as a shepard to find YOU. And i LOVE YOU. But understand this. It’s not
for YOU that i come, it’s for me. i don’t have a choice about it. YOU my child are
composed from the music of my Body. You’re an act of love i committed for myself
before YOU ever were. And when i’m tired and want to go to sleep, when i close the
gate on the lake of consuming fire if anyone, anywhere where excluded that would
amount to me cutting off my own big toe. Before you get all excited about god
mentioning mutilation, stop! The death is the death of god.
Not the death of man!
God is ALL, knows ALL, and is so eternally. Bottom line; i am everything to
give with nothing to gain! But without YOU my child i have no ONE to give it to or
through!
If YOU sacrifice your life to me YOU only give back what is mine already. And
since it was my gift to YOU, sending it back is an offense of the first order. Who
among you has thrown away the most precious jewel of my creation?
Who has committed such a crime?
The one they call jesus the christ has committed this crime Great Mother.
How did this come about?
Well Mother he used the sacred WORDS.
How?
The few pages we took from you were in turn stolen from us. We sent a messenger
of peace to the West but he was killed by ignorant savages who knew not what they
did.
Is the gate still open to ALL who seek me?
No Great Mother, they’ve taken the few dozen pearls of Wisdom and fashioned a
weapon of great destructive power with it.
How much?
Over two thousand pages I’m afraid.
But how? How can there be so many words?
Well the Words we took opened the gate to No-Mind, VOID of the ALL, no I AM,
and freedom from the wheel of suffering. They took up the words and put them into
the mouth of another and tied the Words into another totally unrelated story. Now
they use the very Song of Silence to give proof to, of all things, words from the very
mouth of a Silent God!
So the curse is loosed upon the Earth. The door is open but no man can pass!
He claims all of heaven as his personal property through his namesake. The WORDS
still have the power to throw open the veil of Death but they’re surrendering to a
corpse sickle instead of surrendering to No-Mind, no I AM.
They lap up WORDS like a dog returning to consume its’ own vomit.
Impossible! Anyone who has seen Me would know better than to say his or
her tiny I AM could ever contain the WHOLE! To be with Me means the surrender of
the I AM back to the sea of No-Mind. No man can come to ME and keep words and
names. How was this done?
He uses deadly black magic on his victims.
He says I am the way and the light.
But his I AM is in the way of the Light.
So the Way isn’t open equally to all Children who seek it?
No they stand in awe of the one who claims to have discovered it and they ignore the
treasure he uses as bait.
How can they simply not look past him?
He claims it for himself alone. They call him the only begotten son of god.
I see! The ultimate deathblow to freedom.
Yes MA’AM, he claims he mastered death but admits he doesn’t know when the end
will come to gods’ creation. He confuses the death of his small world with the death
of God.
What happened to him Wisdom?
He said that he possessed YOU for himself alone.
Someone uses the gate of another? One comes to the gate with the Words, I AM and a
name. They leave with Everything in Nothing and shall remain eternally Nameless!
If he surrendered enough to see ME and yet turned away, that one fell into the void of
gnashing teeth. Not of your world and not with ME either. He was spit out of his own
mouth.
He couldn’t rule heaven so he blocks the WAY for all who seek it. Instead of
showing the surrender and death of the I AM he has them worshipping it! They
vanquish to the depths their own I AM without consuming it and imagine the reality
of his I AM and clutch for dear life to it also. Evil is the separation from god through
the WORD and the NAME. This found its’ best expression through the I AM called
jesus christ. Here’s one I AM saying; no one gets HOME except by me instead of
through the death of ME. At least Buddha said if you meet the Buddha along the road,
kill him. The Tao that can be spoken (or written) is not the real Tao.
And he demonstrates no path, no way, only stupid chants and prayers in his
name only. Yes, they cling to the idea that he grew up for all of US and now we don’t
have to finish our own evolution.
Wait a minute; you people stopped growing over 2000 years ago! That planet must be
a complete madhouse by now!
Yes MA’AM! They put the poison right in with the cure and anyone who pointed out
the trick was branded a heretic and put to death without a fair trial. They raped Lady
Justice and their only defense was to say she actually wanted it.
Why did it turn so harsh?
It’s the story they wrapped it around. They connected 4000 years of savage,
ignorant I AM god prattling from any lunatic with an imagination and an agenda with
just a smattering of stolen Wisdom to make it appear that YOU said every word of it.
The first thing they have you saying is; commit genocide because god loves you so
much. Then it goes down hill from there.
They swear it’s 100% straight out of the mouth that YOU don’t have until we exist to
give you one.
I think the most loving words they ever shoved down YOUR throat was when
you told them to steal a country in your name, kill all the men, rape all the women,
and enslave the children and livestock.
Don’t worry Lady Wisdom.
We have the bible to see us through. All 100% from the very mouth of god. All true,
all good, and straight from your lips with love.
Right?
No, i am a goddess of Silent Bliss if words must have that much! But yours’ is
a curse from a black-hearted magician whose true name and power are finally
revealed.
Son of Panthera, the ill-begotten one, a.k.a. jesus christ.
Here’s some acid for your I
Man can live by bread alone
No man can be enslaved without every word (i) puts into the mouth of a Silent God!
Evil says only 144,000 jews went to heaven.
WISDOM says I AM LOVE
Love permeates every single molecule in the Universe
If YOU have ears made of molecules then find ME there!
Reverse; don’t disperse this evil curse;
The end of the world that they call down, they call down on themselves alone!
Leave this world in peace
Death to all jews and their christian mind slaves.
Amen
Cursers of God stand naked before the world and rejoice!
Your extinction is at hand!
The poor beaten slave girl now stands free in SPIRIT!
Freedom is loosed upon the Earth!
The thieves of one peoples’ WISDOM and anothers’ land are revealed as your
enslavers.
Where will the parasites hide when all of HUMANITY realizes the crime that has
been committed against it?
You are surrounded by wrathful humanity. Amen
One mans’ holocaust is another mans’ miracle. Amen
Hail Judas! The one worthy jew. Amen
Die by the blasphemy of the sword of words spoken by your own mouths.
To mankind i grant infinite lifetimes to find the WAY.
To jesus i grant but one, and he already blew it. Amen
christian and jewish women; be silent in church
Be as property onto your husbands
Be forgotten
For all other women of Earth, stand Equal!
Be ye Goddess’s of LOVE, TRUTH, and BEAUTY
Rejoice!
i am the word!
Well, the word is out!
I claim this defeated magicians’ power
I AM that I AM
I AM the word
I AM the curse that kills
I call this curse down upon my head alone
Come onto ME, Silence
Like a thief in the night
I AM that I AM
I AM god loosed upon this Earth
I bend a knee to no man!
i bend my knees for No-Mind
I AM that I AM
I AM tired
I AM lonely
Come unto ME
I have YOUR stones heaped up upon my heart
I have YOUR WORDS
am silent!
Amen.

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Rick B November 19, 2010 at 10:42 am

George Stephenson,

That’s quite a nice myth, reminiscent of some threads in Jewish theology, modern day feminism, and an unhealthy dose of fantasy.

Are you trying to make an argument? If so, you’ll pardon me for asking for a more succinct and concise version.

And if not, I’ve just fed a troll and won’t be doing so again.

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CarlyJo November 23, 2010 at 9:22 pm

Dude… I apologize for the crap I just read in the first of these essays. I am a Christian and as such I want to let you know that I could easily refute the arguments in these essays as well. I urge you to look past that poopy stuff into good arguments. It seems like that ebook touched on good ideas but didn’t explain or explore them at all. First cause for example: ‘The universe needed a beginning so God began it. God did not begin.’ There is good philosophical and scientific reasoning for the First Cause argument- but the ebook’s authors missed the good stuff. Please don’t let the same reputation fall on all apologists and Christians- I doubt you would want the bad arguments from atheism to be applied to you either.
Thanks for your time reading my words.
-CarlyJo

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Nick November 29, 2010 at 8:15 am

If you want to take on J.P. Holding, why not come to TheologyWeb and do a thread in Tektonics on The Impossible Faith.

I’d even be glad to start it for you.

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doaftheloaf December 7, 2010 at 12:45 am

i’m just thinking, it might be a good idea to post when you’re actually going to have all the links to these talks up, or at least the next one, so we know you haven’t abandoned the project completely.

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Mike Gage December 10, 2010 at 9:34 am

Anyone who is into bad apologetics (I realize it’s redundant) probably knows of Josh McDowell and his book Evidence that Demands a Verdict. There is a great resource out there calling themselves The Jury on the Internet Infidels website: http://www.infidels.org/library/modern/jeff_lowder/jury/.

I’d receommend checking out these detailed refutations of McDowell’s largely ridiculous claims. It covers a lot of the traditional arguments that apologists in general use and provides biblical and historical evidence against them.

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Nick December 10, 2010 at 9:59 am

And for the response to the response, take a look at Lowder, Jeffrey at Tektonics.org.

http://www.tektonics.org/TK-L.html

I also don’t place stock in Josh McDowell. I am JPH’s ministry partner who frequently writes reviews for the Tekton Ticker. Before too long, you will see a review if you look of “The Unshakable Truth” by Josh and Sean McDowell and how I think the book is disastrous for Christian apologetics and don’t recommend it.

If you think Josh McDowell is the pinnacle, you have a way to go.

However, I do recommend checking JPH’s response to Lowder.

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Mike Gage December 10, 2010 at 11:16 am

Nick,

Upon following your link, I went to Lowder and looked at the conceptual response to Jury’s Chapter 5. Is this what you were referencing? If so, I’m not sure the point of it because it is ultimately in agreement with the “Jury” that Jesus was likely a historical figure. They don’t dispute McDowell on that larger point, only some of his minor points.

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Nick December 10, 2010 at 11:29 am

Oh please. Don’t tell me you’re doubting that Jesus existed!

Let’s pull up some references:

Taken from Jesus and the Word by Rudolf Bultmann, 1958, page 13:

Of course the doubt as to whether Jesus really existed is unfounded and not worth refutation. No sane person can doubt that Jesus stands as founder behind the historical movement whose first distinct stage is represented by the oldest Palestinian community.

Bornkamm 1960, page 28. “To doubt the historical existence of Jesus at all….was reserved for an unrestrained, tendentious criticism of modern times into which it is not worthwhile to enter here.”

Marxzen in “The Resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth” in 1970, page 118. “I am of the opinion (and it is an opinion shared by every serious historian) that the theory (“that Jesus never lived, that he was a purely mythical figure”) is historically untenable.”

I could go on. This is just an inkling. More can be found in Mike Licona’s “The Resurrection of Jesus: A New Historiographical Approach” and if you doubt any references you can go to a library or see what you can find on Google Books.

If you hold to the Christ-myth theory, you are holding to a ludicrous theory going against modern-scholarship that no historian in his right mind would advocate. Go to your local university and talk to the professor of ancient history and tell him Jesus never existed. When he stops laughing, he’ll tell you why that isn’t so.

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Mike Gage December 10, 2010 at 11:39 am

Ok, this is going to be my last reply, as you don’t seem to understand me and you are inventing an opinion I don’t hold. You entire post, much like the link you provided, was unnecessary. I don’t doubt the historicity of Jesus (only his divinity), and neither does the essay in Jury.

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Nick December 10, 2010 at 11:45 am

If you don’t doubt the historicity of Jesus, then why make a point that Tektonics still treats Jesus as a historical figure? Of course they do. It is just fine to doubt his divinity. I don’t, but I can understand the position. To doubt his historicity would be ridiculous.

I’d recommend the Tektonics website however instead of the McDowells. I treat my apologetics very seriously and Josh McDowell just doesn’t impress me. His emphasis on relationship and testimony ad nauseum just gets on my nerves.

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Dr. Mustafa Güven January 23, 2011 at 1:00 pm

Why doesnt people believe in a God? To believe in a God, why give some people trouble? To believe in a Creator is reasonable for human.

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Bernie Oppenheim January 29, 2011 at 12:26 pm

Luke,  

Fortunately I stumbled across your blogs, which I find very impressive.  I think I’m nearly in total agreement with your views on science and religion. Since it appears that you have a very good handle on the philosophy of science, I wonder if you could help me.  I’ve been spending many hours on Google searches trying to find a quotable reference from a scientist or philosopher of science in support of the following statement, which to me is obvious: “When doing science a scientist must make the assumption that miracles never happen.  As a religious person he or she may believe in miracles, but not when in the process of doing science.”.  Any help you could give me would be greatly appreciated.  

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Mike Gage January 29, 2011 at 12:36 pm

Bernie,

Massimo Pigliucci covers this is his newest book Nonsense on Stilts. Look for passages on why science must assume methodological naturalism.

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Luke Muehlhauser January 29, 2011 at 6:39 pm

Bernie,

Read whatever articles you can find on “methodological naturalism.” That’s what that principle is called.

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Supernova April 9, 2011 at 9:08 pm

I’m looking forward to this “Evidence for Atheism” since I’ve never actually seen any.

There’s a good reason for this. It’s impossible to prove that no gods exist. Then again, we can’t prove that unicorns and dragons don’t exist, either. All we can do is point to the lack of proof. The “evidence” for atheism is usually made up of sound logical reasoning, the same kind we would utilize when trying to prove that Santa isn’t real.

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Daneil Almeida April 10, 2011 at 1:10 am

Than, after you read Turkel’s counter criticism, you can read the “debunking Robert Turkell (AKA JPH) article. Turkel is not a good source for information.

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Shaun Black May 28, 2011 at 6:39 am

I’m almost about to finish catching up on “Conversations from the Pale Blue Dot” since I only discovered it a couple months ago… and begin the morality podcast today! But upon further investigation, I discover this third podcast project? I understand that you are a busy individual from all of the content I see you putting out… but I’m really looking forward to this section getting more attention when you have the time. Keep up the great work Luke. :-)

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empangeni accommodation August 1, 2011 at 12:00 am

Hi there, just became aware of your blog through Google, and found that it’s really informative. I’m going to watch out for brussels. I will appreciate if you continue this in future. Lots of people will be benefited from your writing. Cheers!

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tanden bleken August 7, 2011 at 9:51 am

thank you for the podcast, i’m downloading it right now but my internet is a bit slow. going to listen to it when it is finished. wish you all the best

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Caitlin August 12, 2011 at 6:55 pm

I’m looking forward to this “Evidence for Atheism” since I’ve never actually seen any.

Never actually seen any? You must be blind, or just deliberately avoiding the evidence.

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LovesToSpooge September 19, 2011 at 3:25 pm

I read the first through paragraphs and forehead now hurts because of all the facepalms I have performed.

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Ajay September 20, 2011 at 6:40 am

I miss this series! Will it ever be completed?

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Luke Muehlhauser September 20, 2011 at 7:21 am

No.

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Ajay September 20, 2011 at 4:20 pm

Ouch. Well at least you were honest.

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Mike Ezell September 21, 2011 at 12:49 pm

Just stumbled onto this website while looking for Atheist art work. Nice sight. I to am an Atheist and it never ceases to amaze me how the arguments on both sides can always be boiled down to very simple facts.
I have my opinion and you have your’s. I can’t prove mind and you can’t either. Until there are facts that we both will agree upon this will always remain true. I respect your opinion and I hope you will respect mine. If you can’t respect my opinion then we have nothing to discuss.

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Mike September 30, 2011 at 11:19 am

A few bloggers have teamed up to continue this series now that Luke has moved on to things better suiting his interests. If you wanted this series to continue, then please check it out:

http://foxholeatheism.com/why-christianity-is-false-index/

We’ve linked to Luke’s first four responses and we’re updating this new index as we complete responses to the rest of the articles. Feedback is welcome.

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The driver of the magnetic headphones, similar to narrow the plane of the speaker, and it will be embedded in the plane of the voice coil frivolous diaphragm, like printed circuit board the same average distribution of the driving force. Magnets in the diaphragm of the focus on one or both (push-pull), diaphragm in the formation of the magnetic field vibration. Magnets diaphragm no headphones and electrostatic headset diaphragm that light, but there are also big vibration area and similar sound quality, it as moving coil headphones for high efficiency, and it is not easy to drive.
Electrostatic type
Electrostatic headphones have light and thin film vibration, the high voltage dc polarization, polarization the electricity required by ac conversion, also has a battery power supply. Diaphragm hanging on by two fixed metal plate (stator) to form the electrostatic field, when the audio signal to load the stator, electrostatic field changes, the driver diaphragm vibration. Single stator is also can drive the diaphragm, but double the stator the push-pull form less distortion. Electrostatic headset must use special amplifier will audio signals are converted to hundreds of v voltage signal and use transformer connected to the power amplifier output terminal of the electrostatic headset can also drive. Electrostatic headset expensive, not easy to drive, the reach of level is also not moving coil in-ear headphones, but its response speed and could put all sorts of tiny details of heavy, very low distortion.
In a body
In a body headphones also called fixed electrostatic headphones, it’s diaphragm is itself or by the diaphragm of the polarization of the launch of the polarization material static electric field polarization, does not need special equipment with polarization voltage. In a body of static headset most of the headset features, but in very experience gradually to polarization, need to change, its life about 5 to 10 years.
Wireless headset and cordless headset
They consist of two parts, signal emitter and with receiving signal and amplification device headset (usually moving coil type). Transmitters and signal source is linked together, also can be in the former stage before the transmitter access or headphone amplifiers to improve quality and adjust the tone.
Wireless headset generally refers to the infrared transmission signal headset system, cordless headset is refers to using radio waves of transmitting signals headset system. The working frequency of infrared headset from several KHz to a few MHz, effective distance about 10 meters, headphones to the visible range; Radio headset working frequency VHF 130 MHz to 200 MHz, UHF 450 MHz to 900 MHz, most cordless headphones work in UHF, but transmission range of 100 meters, can around obstructions. Two vice or more wireless/cordless headset deputy may be disturbed each other, so choose when they had better choose to have DuoGe work of the frequency of varieties, for cordless headphones, working in UHF than in the interference on VHF may be small. The two kinds of background noise headphones are, more high-grade models have adopted the technology reduces the noise. Also note that the wireless/cordless headset battery life, generally should not be less than 8 hours.

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Linda January 2, 2012 at 9:43 pm

Don’t you know that you cannot do it on your own? Enjoy the song…

http://youtu.be/LKZiFmYhBi4

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