Tag: contradictions

Confused Claims, Contradictions and Incoherence

Confusion is rife on the internet, especially on places like Twitter where people seem more interested in “beating” the last tweet in a discussion than maintaining a coherent thought process. Many of us atheists might think these contradictions might be limited to god claims, holy books, and fundamentalists but that is far from the case. Recently I’ve had some conversations with people that whilst I might not agree with their individual statements they could be valid on their own, however,......

Bad Atheist Arguments – Vol:4 – Contradictory Claims and Statements

Continuing our miniseries of Bad Atheist Arguments on our quest for self-improvement I bring you a number of contradictory claims and statements I have seen many of my fellow atheists making, and indeed have possibly made myself in the past. Contents Words are Defined by Usage and ContextFaith, Atheism, Belief ONLY mean… Morality Is SubjectiveExcept I am going to hold you to a standard above your opinion Evidence will change my opinionExcept I reject any evidence not backed by an......

Coherent and Consistent Beliefs

A wander through the many Facebook groups, YouTube videos, and Twitter tweeters with atheism as their central subject matter will see many atheists and sceptics making the claim of being rational.  One could also look at the ‘memeosphere’ centred around atheism and scepticism to see images making claims like ‘I am a sceptic/atheist because I am rational’, and other similar memes.  What does it mean to be rational though?  That is a rather large question, and involves many questions about......

Contradictions in the Bible

In reading the Bible you might notice that some things don’t seem to make sense. You might get confused that accounts of events seem muddled, contrary, or erroneous and are looking for answers. How many contradictions have you spotted in the Bible? You may have asked your vicar/priest etc and had responses that may seem satisfactory, but are they doing anything more than justifying or rationalisation? How many have you been told there are no contradictions in the bible? “The......