“This should be allowed to be said” ?

The phrase from the title, but with an exclamation point at the end, one often finds in right-wing populists. Any perceived or real taboos are initiated with this phrase. “It will surely not be able to say that refugees … The fact that foreigners … That dissidents …”. And so on. It is the well-rehearsed…

Epicurus and creation

In the fourth and third century BC in Greece, a philosopher whose ideas have a certain relevance today lived. Epicurus, that was his name, was one of the atomists, so a nuclear teachers who had anticipated theoretically that everything we see, that the whole matter, from the smallest particles must pass the atoms. He introduced…

What students really think about God

We want to find exactly out what kind of beliefs students bring to science lessons, and how teachers can deal with them. Alom Shaha recently raised the issue of how science teachers should respond to being asked questions about God that arise in science lessons. Shaha draws attention to an increasingly sensitive issue for teachers…

Intelligent Evolution ?

Can we believe in a Creator and evolution? Arguing for God being the Creator of the universe doesn’t necessitate an attack on the theory of evolution. Don’t misunderstand me; some evolutionists (particularly some of the neo-atheists like Richard Dawkins, who argues in his new book people who don’t believe in evolution are on the same…

Dallas Willard argues that we really can know God

Imagine that after a routine checkup, your doctor says, “My hunch is that you have cancer and must undergo extensive surgery.” Would you feel confident going under the knife based on a hunch? Would your confidence grow if the doctor said he had a “strong feeling” or “believed” you had cancer? Obviously not. When the…