Active Jehovah's Witnesses often accuse apostates like me of hating their religion. Yes, I fervently criticize their doctrines and policies, but I wouldn't consider strong criticism hate. I believe that religion should be criticized. Criticism is what fosters progress. Progress helps a religion to adapt to an open society. While it is paramount for criticism … Continue reading “What is wrong with inciting intense dislike of a religion…[read more]” – Rowan Atkinson
It's a beloved trope among religious apologists: Citing archaeological findings to prove that the Bible is legit, or even an inspired, holy book. Some even go so far as to claim that archaeology proves that God must exist because it corroborates one or the other Bible story: At times archaeological finds have even silenced those … Continue reading Why Archaeology does not prove the Authenticity of the Bible
Jehovah's Witnesses claim to be the true religion(*). But are they? Using their own literature and the Bible, let us take a look at two aspects one should factor in when deciding whether Jehovah's Witnesses are God's chosen organization. To begin with, let's make one thing clear: By examining their claim critically, I am not criticizing it. It's … Continue reading Are Jehovah’s Witnesses the True Religion?
Science and Faith have one thing in common: Both are driven by the quest for an answer to existential questions. But that's where the similarities end. It's a totally different story when it comes to how they find their answers. In simplified terms, science-based reasoning employs empirical evidence, while faith relies on anecdotal evidence – … Continue reading How Science-based Reasoning and Faith differ (Infographic)
Let's have a look at the evidence.