Author: Alan The Atheist

The Answers Are Always In Reason, Never In Genesis!! Espisode 1 – Would you date me?

The Answers Are Always In Reason, Never In Genesis!! Dating methods explained and YEC debunked Our pseudoscience purveying friends at www.answersingenesis.org believe the Earth to be around 6000 years old. They start with this conclusion because of the bible. They freely admit this in their statement: That’s why, when discussing the age of the earth, Christians must be ready to explain the importance of starting points and assumptions. Reaching the correct conclusions requires the right starting point. The Bible is......

“The Mathematical Impossibility Of Evolution” Debunked

  Mathematical Impossibility? I was recently presented with this link in a debating group. I started to go through it and comment point by point but instead put the debate on hold and told my opponent I would get back to her with a freshly written article looking at all the points put forward and debunk each individually. I am sure most readers will be familiar with The Creation Institute(ICR) promotes itself as having a 3 pronged mission, research, education......

Aron Ra and the “state” of Texas

              A few of the luckier staff members here at www.answers-in-reason.com(AIR) made the long (because I cant follow GPS directions), arduous and at times perilous (because I was driving) road trip to catch a talk by the magnificent Aron Ra. After getting stuck in rush hour traffic which made snails pace seem like celeritas lux(speed of light, and where we have taken the c we see appear in physics, Latin is not just for you biology......

The Hamza Tzortzis handbrake u-turn on scientific miracles in quran

The Hamza Tzortiz handbrake u-turn on scientific miracles in quran I was more than shocked having recently read Hamza Tzortiz’s essay stating: Regrettably, the scientific miracles narrative has become an intellectual embarrassment for Muslim apologists, including myself. Full paper can be read by clicking here I take my hat off to his honesty. I respect the effort he actually put into his essay in putting forth the arguments against scientific miracles in quran: There are an array of reasons of why......

Internet atheists, FB debating groups and their spin offs

Internet atheists, FB debating groups and their spin offs   I cut my teeth in online debates in a group called does God exist(DGE) on facebook about 3 years ago. I had been an atheist for a long time but was not active in it in any way. I married a Muslim woman and she tried to introduce me to Islam. Her family showed me the nice early Meccan verses and I thought, “well this is not so bad at all!”.......

William Lane Craig 5 arguments for god debunked part 5 of 5 (The Ontological Argument)

The Ontological Argument So here we are m’lords, ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, we have finally reached the concluding chapter of the debunking of William Lane Craig’s 5 arguments for god debunked. It has been a roller coaster of emotion, well for us here at AIR it has anyway. Last weeks instalment was completed 5 mins before publication. The week before I was ill and we had other articles on standby just in case I couldn’t get it together.......

William Lane Craig 5 arguments for god debunked part 4 of 5 (The teleological argument)

The Teleological Argument From Fine Tuning Hi and welcome back to part 4 of the 5 arguments presented by William Lane Craig for the existence of god. Are you guys and gals sick of him yet, or me for that matter? I do hope not the latter. Hang in there as after this there is only 1 more instalment to go. You can visit part 1 by clicking here And part 2 here or part 3 here By the way if......

William Lane Craig 5 arguments for god debunked part 3 of 5 (The Moral argument)

           The Moral Argument Based upon Moral Values and Duties Welcome back to part 3 of this 5 part series. You can visit part 1 by clicking here And part 2 here     If God does not exist, objective moral values and duties do not exist. Objective morals don’t exist, so your god doesn’t exist? Oh this should be easy. I would argue that the moral code of the homo sapien has evolved over time.......

William Lane Craig 5 arguments for god debunked part 2 of 5 (Kalam Cosmological argument)

  William Lane Craig 5 arguments for god debunked part 2 of 5 (Kalam Cosmological argument) Hi and welcome to part 2 of my attempt to debunk William Lane Craig’s 5 arguments for god. In part 1 we looked at his cosmological argument. This time I am looking at his Kalam Cosmlogical argument. This may be a short article. You can read part 1 here if you have not already done so Let’s dive straight in: The Kalam Cosmological Argument Based......

William Lane Craig 5 arguments for god debunked part 1 of 5

William Lane Craig 5 arguments for god debunked Excerpts of Craig’s essay will appear in italics below and I will be addressing his points in turn below each italic section, in separate paragraphs outlining problems with his arguments. He kicks off with the Cosmological argument after a short foreword from himself   The full essay can be read here William Lane Craig is Research Professor of Philosophy at Talbot School of Theology in La Mirada, California. He has authored over thirty books.......