John Loftus’s Outsider Test of Faith

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This post was originally published at Mount Carmel Apologetics on October 15, 2018. Loftus introduces the Outsider Test of Faith (OTF) with a quote from Mark Twain: “The easy confidence with which I know another man’s religion is folly teaches me to suspect that my own is also.”[i] (As a side note, it is interesting that Twain should say this, …

“Don’t Tell Me What to Think”: Thoughts on the Indoctrination Hypothesis

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It seems intuitive that one born and raised in Saudi Arabia would likely be Muslim and one born and raised in India would likely be a Hindu, probably because an average child grows up being taught the religious views of the parents. Some call this indoctrination and would go so far as to say that, without indoctrination, religion would simply …

What Do You Meme By That?

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Few things describe our social media culture better than memes: pithy, punchy, attention-grabbing, and often unsubstantial. Today, Steve and Terry come together to respond to a number of atheist memes. How can memes be helpful in the life of the mind? Find out in this week’s episode of the AC Podcast. Memes We Responded To