Tag: evidence

What’s in the Box?? – SciPhi: 024

No Really, What’s in the Box? Dave recently released an article called ‘What’s in the Box?: A Three-Pound Rabbit‘ We discuss a common argument about evidence and a typical claim that something is ‘not evidence’ unless conclusive. ‘Imagine that someone presents us with a box. That box weighs three pounds. The person presenting us with the box says that there is a rabbit in the box, and the fact that it weighs three pounds proves that there is a rabbit…


How good is your evidence for god?

This post is set to examine the average theistic presentation of evidence, whether it is strong, weak, convincing, or even really evidence at all. We (atheists) often tell theists their ‘evidence’ is ‘not evidence’, and this is often incorrect. Evidence is indicative rather than completely conclusive (even if we do make conclusions off of evidence), so anything that indicates something could be true IS evidence. It doesn’t mean it is strong or convincing though. It also poses an issue when…


Bad Atheist Arguments – Vol: 01 – The Bible and Evidence

Having spent a lot of time in debate, I have heard a number of fallacies and awful arguments being made by both sides. Admittedly, some of these were from myself on occasion and I don’t doubt it will happen again. Given these awful arguments and in the interest of fairness I thought I would make a shortlist of our[atheists]; worst arguements, the reasons why, and any links to explain in more detail. Through writing this article, I realised it wasn’t…


Homeopathic Vets and Anti-Vax Owners – AIR S01E01

Welcome to the Answers In Reason Podcast – Season 1 Episode 1 – Homeopathic Vets! What can we find in this episode about homeopathic vets? In the first episode of the season we interview a vet, Dr. Lord 32, and discuss: What it took to become a Vet What it takes to remain a Vet His issues with Homeopathy & Homeopathic Vets The NHS having struck of Homeopathy His issues with Anti-Vaccination Owners His issues with internet researchers and a…


A universe of gods- can science prove god exists

Introduction A common claim is that science cannot reveal gods. However if a god created the universe, this would have a direct bearing on science. This article examines the possibility and implications of a universe created by a god. We examine whether science can prove god exists. When speculating on possible gods we can ask the following questions: – What possible gods are compatible with our universe? – Given a specific god, what sort of universe should we expect? What is…