Month: August 2009

New Atheists and Their New Tactics – Gaining Ground

Headlines make is clear that the New Atheists are up to new tricks_An Associate Press story printed in the New York Times affirms, In Russia Speed Up Campaign; Moscow Churches Are Filled As Disbelievers Plan New Propaganda Drive Also, that the atheists, Ridicule Capitalism And Pope In Manifestoes And that they rejoice that the

Positive Atheism – Cliff Walker : Relative Ethics and Absolute Condemnations, part 7 of 9

Atrocious Male Chauvinism: “(5) the oppression of women through an institutionalized and systematic double-standard (an entire study, instituted throughout the Bible).” This is quite interesting; Cliff Walker makes an enormous assertion and refers the pseudo-skeptic to well, the entire Bible. So there you have it pseudo-skeptic; if you want to double check his claims just …

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Jewish / Judaism : Will the Messiah Institute New Commandments?, part 5 of 7

Various Scholars (continued):Jewish scholar Jacob Z. Lauterbach:Jacob Z. Lauterbach; was the complete Jewish scholar, he embodied almost every important phase of European Jewish learning, he was primarily a Talmudist. We quote from the section of his book Rabbinic Essays, entitled Halakah Does Not Hesitate to Abolish Biblical Laws.

Richard Dawkins’ Child Grooming Camp

Richard Dawkins denies any alleged ties between himself and the atheist re-education camp “Camp Quest.” Richard Dawkins replies to claims he is “grooming” kids to become unbelievers.[fn] Jasper Hamill, “Camp for Atheists? – Richard Dawkins replies to claims he’s “grooming” kids to become unbelievers…,” Big Issue Scotland, July 23, 2009[/fn]

Positive Atheism – Cliff Walker : Relative Ethics and Absolute Condemnations, part 6 of 9

Atrocious Human Sacrifice: “(4) human sacrifice: ‘a tribute to the Lord’ (Numbers 31:40), not to mention the whole concept of Jesus as a human sacrifice, plus Isaac’s ‘sacrifice’ was ordered by God (Abraham’s willingness is praised to this day) and the sacrifice of Jephthah’s unnamed but not unsung daughter was never condemned in Scripture.” I …

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Jewish / Judaism : Jewish Messianic Concepts, part 4 of 5

The Talmud: Talmud-Sanhedrin 98a, R. Yochanan also said: The son of David will come only in a generation that is either altogether righteous or altogether wicked. ‘In a generation that is altogether righteous,’ as it is written, ‘Your people also shall be all righteous: they shall inherit the land forever.’ (Isaiah 60:21)

Positive Atheism – Cliff Walker : Relative Ethics and Absolute Condemnations, part 5 of 9

Atrocious Genocide: “(3) genocide (Deuteronomy 31; Genesis 7; Deuteronomy 20:16; and especially Joshua 11:20, where God deliberately hardens the enemy’s heart to war against Israel to the end that Israel can justify slaughtering them); slaughter of civilians during wartime – including infants and pregnant women (Isaiah 13:16-18; Hosea 13:16)” [italics in original] Let us take …

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Buddha and Jesus

Please welcome today’s guest blogger Marcus McElhaney, author of the fascinating blog What Had Happen’ was_.. He will be considering whether there are likenesses between Buddha and Jesus and away we go… ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Positive Atheism – Cliff Walker : Relative Ethics and Absolute Condemnations, part 2 of 9

A Quandary?:Cliff Walker presents an ethical quandary known as the Euthyphro Dilemma which he paraphrases as follows: “If the gods approve of things because they are pious, we still don’t know why they are right. But if things are right because the gods approve of them, then morality is arbitrary, is it not?Would not incest …

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