I received a good number of responsesâ€”not all in favor of my report of Dawkins’ emotion-based argument for protecting Gorillas. Of course, none of those opposing me actually addressed the issue itself (I suppose it is hard to come to the intellectual aid of admittedly emotion-driven claims), instead, they offer what they seem to believe are effective comebacks.
There is an old saying, which fits the village atheist right down to the last shirt button: Figures don’t lie, but liars figure.
Once the atheist throws out the Pearl of Great Price of the kingdom of God, what fills the void? Does lack of faith make one vulnerable to dangerous ideologies that mimic the spiritual needs we are created with? To ask the question is to answer it.
There is a Proverb: He who states his case first seems right, until the other comes and examines him
Wow! Was the Father of Church History a liar? Did he promote the old “noble lie” doctrine of Plato, that deception is sanctified if we can produce a good result?
For some unknown and probably irrational reason I have been a Pittsburgh Steelers fan since I was a boy. The Steelers seem to epitomize toughness and consistency when it comes to professional football.