In my essay Will William Lane Craig debate Richard Dawkins? I pondered whether William Lane Craig would debate Richard Dawkins—or rather, the other way around.
For his part, Richard Dawkins had stated the following, “I’ve never heard of William Craig…A debate with him might look good on his resume, but it wouldn't look good on mine!” (how does he know, if he has never hear of him???)
“Philosophers of the caliber of Nietzsche made the effort
to understand what animates genuine religious belief…
These days, philosophical acumen has been replaced
by cheap jokes about the sexuality of nuns”
Indeed, these are the go to guys if you want to learn how to manipulate your audience’s emotions by misusing, misinterpreting, misapplying, mishandling and misunderstanding the Bible’s contents, concepts and contexts and thereby take texts out of context to make pretexts for prooftexts.
I often make reference to well-within-the-box-atheist-group-think-talking-points and this is why; behold what happens when Michael Shermer offers a parade of standard talking points but ends up hitting the wall of troublesome facts.
Various interesting point came about from the panel discussion titled, “Does God Have a Future?”
Deepak Chopra; new age guru and endocrinologist (can you imagine if he married Oprah Winfrey? She would be Oprah Chopra—for info on Oprah see here and here).
Jean Houston; scholar, philosopher and researcher. Michael Shermer; editor of Skeptic magazine.
Let us consider the common view of atheism as being anti-religion and also how atheism ties in with the Illuminati.
Apparently, due to Dan Brown's book "Angels and Demons" and the corresponding movie there is occurring a feverish internet search for information about the Illuminati. Some popular searches for the Illuminati are interesting and some amusing. Some examples are: