David Philpot

  • David Philpot replied to the topic Special pleading. in the forum Theism 2 weeks, 2 days ago

    In the world of religious belief, community replaces evidence.  Sam Harris once said, “”This is the true horror of religion. It allows perfectly decent and sane people to believe by the billions, what only lunatics could believe on their own.” I believe that most people try to form their world views in a rational manner in almost every endeavor,…[Read more]

  • David Philpot replied to the topic Special pleading. in the forum Theism 2 weeks, 3 days ago

    I find it particularily odd that theists consider their religious faith to be evidence of God’s existence when even they would not consider that kind of personal experience to be evidence in any other aspect of their lives. Harmonizing the Gospels is one of the greatest con jobs in history, theists try to convince people that the fact that the…[Read more]

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