So no matter how much we here at Volconvo debate, and no matter how much our congress men and women debate back and forth, the reality I have seen is this:
We are getting nowhere. We are getting nothing good done. We just sit around all day refusing to balance our lives with responsibility and eqaulity. What's the point of all this debate when it achieves nothing. Noone has swayed me to their view and Id say I doubt I've swayed a single member to mine, so what do we do? Just sit and
A film by Vic Losick, "In God We Teach" tells the story of a high school student who secretly recorded his history teacher in class, and accused him of proselytizing for Jesus. The teacher, in danger of losing his job strenuously denied it. The specifics of the controversy lead directly to the church & state arguments that are in the news this election year. With Stephen Colbert, Alan Dershowitz, Neil deGrasse Tyson and others.
When Christians discuss the Bible we are often accused of choosing Bible verses that support our position and ignoring those that oppose it. Usually this takes the form of quoting some law found in the Old Testament and asking why we donít practice it. Since we consider all of the Bible, including the Old Testament, to be the Word of God this is a reasonable objection that should be answered.
God has given two kind of commands in the Bible. One kind consists of moral laws that
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I've noticed that a lot of atheists have a rather condescending attitude towards believers, and this can only be because they think there is a huge difference between the way they believe and their lifestyle and the beliefs and lifestyles of religious people. Contrary to popular belief, there is not.
Let's start with what I consider is the most basic similarity: faith. Particularly naturalist atheists don't want to acknowledge that the naturalist explanation for our universe and existence
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Ever heard of Laminin? If not, and if a believer, then watch this video. It's, well, pretty much amazing I think. Before that, look at this quote from: (Why Isn't the Evidence Clearer? - Probe Ministries)
"In his book, Contact, Carl Sagan satirically asks why God doesn't place a glowing cross in the sky at night to serve as irrefutable proof of Jesus' resurrection? One could extend this line of thought further and ask why God doesn't have His own television