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What is the New Atheism?



    
    

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Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
The early 21st century has seen secularism and atheism promoted throughout the Western world with an ever-increasing vigor and militancy. This has led to the emergence of the "new atheists," notabl...

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Mini Ni Jay Researcher into human reasoning
God who created humans gave them freedom to decide and not programmed to automatically obey His wishes and commands. This is evidenced as early as in the creation of the first two humans, Adam and Eve. As we can see, humans did not make prudent judgments of that freedom then nor do they make them now. Humans, if they wish, could believe in several gods or no god, just like the atheists. 

The reason atheists do not believe in God can be several. For example, the more they discover and create new things the more they come to believe that they are in full control of their our own destinies. Some believe that one day they will achieve immortality on their own, hence the reason for freezing their sperms. 

However, the main reason atheists do not believe in God is because of His commandments and requirements. If they can get rid of the notion of God, then they are free to do anything, any time and in any way, something akin to what is currently happening in the US followed by the rest of the world. If they can get rid of God, there is no morality or ethics to restrict their actions. That is why there is now a huge decline in ethics and morality in wherever atheism has taken a hold e.g. homosexuality, designer babies, drugs, group sex, open marriages. 

Atheism is a powerful political force and exercises huge control on the politicians today just like the church did in historical times. That is why homosexuality, drug taking are being legalized and through it normalized. 

Atheists have hijacked science as their alternative to God but use it to suit their own purposes. In science, if something cannot be proved then it has to be left open until such time it can be done and established it as a fact. For atheists using science, the absence of proof is definite proof that God does not exist. Every time something new is discovered, atheists claim that humans are on their way to total control of their own future without realizing that a discovery can only be what already exists. It is like claiming that Christopher Columbus discovered America. It is true he did for American history, but then what he discovered already existed and was well known and real to the inhabitants! What is new to us has always existed since the creation. Every time we discover or create something new we should marvel at the complexity and beauty of the creation of God. 

Once I read a nice joke about atheist's logic in a Christian book that I list below. 

An atheist meets God and tells Him that whatever God could do he could do as well. For instance he could create a human from dust just like God did to create Adam. So God invited him to show. The atheist started to gather dust to create a human but God interrupted him and said 'Just a minute, can you get your own dust'! 

If someone truly believes in atheism, then he should not follow an ethical or moral code, because it does not make sense. They should live their lives as selfishly as possible, after all they live only once! For the rest of us who believe in the creator, we know our life on earth is only the journey and that Christ came to earth to show us how we can reach heaven and be with Him all through His grace.

April 13 2015 1 response Vote Up Share Report


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Mini ainsley chalmers Medical Research Scientist, devoted family man.
Lets see what atheists believe.

1. Evolution created you from goo via mutations and natural selection. Biology just doesn't and cannot work this way. Macro-evolution is impossible and the fossil record confirms this (ie there are no intermediate life forms, for example, from reptiles to birds).

2. Everything like our 96 odd elements, galaxies etc came initially from hydrogen and helium via the big bang. This is also impossible as nothing plus nothing equals nothing.

3. Jesus Christ was an actual historical figure who proved by His life whilst on earth that He was and is God. In fact He was crucified for claiming to be God. Jesus's birth death and resurrection were prophesied hundreds of years before these events.

4. Where does morality and our conscience come from? Our whole judicial system is based on the 10 commandments give by God to Moses. 

In short one has to have a lot of misdirected faith to be an atheist. As one atheistic Harvard professor in Science once stated basically that however illogical their theories were one couldn't allow a divine foot in the door. 

What we see in nature ties in beautifully with the word of God and screams out His existence. So atheists have no excuse for their unbelief in God.

September 18 2017 0 responses Vote Up Share Report


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1515012380789778228527 RICK PORTER Chaplain [ Truckers Chapel ]-- Undeserving Child of God
Ecclesiastes 1:9, says" there is nothing new under the sun. " The author, the Holy Spirit through the wisest man King Soloman is saying history merely repeats itself and so these neo fools merely spew out old rebellion and humanistic propaganda to a new generation.

Satan is a master at blinding and deceiving and continues to rail against God through ignorant puppets who as 1 Corinthians 3:19 says " mans wisdom is foolishness to God."

Though Neo in our concepts these men are nothing more than " Nattering Nabobs of Negativity" as a famous Vice President once said.

September 22 2017 0 responses Vote Up Share Report


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