Christianity Is Salt for the Masses

Christianity is the opiate of the masses according to German philosopher Karl Marx. Many of us around the country will hear this phrase uttered during Christmas celebrations by our nephew, on break after his first semester at college. What your fresh revolutionary means is that the powerful use Christianity as a way of keeping the […]

Deliberations LIVE! Ep. 9

Abdu and Derek discuss All Rise episodes 16 and 17. Ricky Gervais claims atheists just believe In one less god–Bart Ehrman claims the gospels are anonymous!

All Rise: Ricky Gervais Claims Atheists Just Believe In One Less God … And??

Comedian Ricky Gervais claims that we are all essentially atheists with regard to 2,999 gods, and that atheists just have the courage/integrity to go one god further. But is this a meaningful statement? Abdu and Derek address other claims made by Gervais, including what would happen if all science and history books disappeared and where […]

Deliberations LIVE! Ep. 5

In this live Q&A episode, Abdu responds to questions and comments related to the most recent episode of All Rise, “Objection, Matt Dillahunty! Asked and Answered!” Watch as Abdu goes deeper into the issue of morality and social contracts, why the concept of God grounds objective morality, and what happens to souls after death!

All Rise: Objection, Matt Dillahunty! Asked and Answered!

Plato’s “Euthyphro Dilemma” has been asked and answered, and some say settled for centuries. Popular atheist podcaster, YouTuber, and debater, Matt Dillahunty says that, to the contrary, Christian apologists have not sufficiently responded to the philosophical dilemma. In this episode, Abdu discusses and critiques Matt’s revived and rehabbed version of the Euthyphro Dilemma.

Did Curiosity Kill the Christian?

“You’re just burying your head in the sand!” Have you ever been accused of this? When a person of one belief can’t convince a person of a different belief to change his or her mind, the unsuccessful persuader might use this phrase to imply that the fault lies not in their incredible powers of argumentation […]