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- Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About: Religion, God, and Spirituality
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- The Missing Definition of Morality
- Does Science Contradict Christianity?
- Great Unsolved Mysteries of Science
- Ordinary Least Squares Linear Regression: Flaws, Problems and Pitfalls
- Does Beauty Equal Truth in Physics and Math?
- We, Evil?
- “I was cured” : Medicine and Misunderstanding
- Evaluating Extraordinary Stories
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- The Information Content of Religion
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Category Archives: God
IN a recent discussion about whether religions contain truth, my friend mentioned that “we cannot be 100% certain that there isn’t a God.” Indeed, the remark was correct, but it carries no weight in discussions of whether individual religions are … Continue reading
At first glance, it may seem obvious that the bigger religions are more likely to be the one true religion, but on the other hand, no religion represents more than 50% of the population today, so clearly whatever God or Gods are out there didn’t care too much about making their message easy to discover. … Either, they want to attain the reward their religion offers (e.g. heaven), they want to avoid their religion’s punishments (e.g. hell), they want to avoid social ostracization, they want to be thought of as a pious and good person, they want to feel like a good person, they enjoy following the religious rules, or they feel like they owe something to their God or gods and follow religious laws out of a sense of obligation.