February 24th, 2006

Computers

Damn, I like this company...

I just got a call from the folks who run the new company. They told me to go buy a new MacBook Pro and send them the bill. Now all I gotta do is wait for them to arrive at the Apple Store...
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18 arguments that won't work on one atheist

Tomorrow's Minneapolis Star-Tribune has an article on an atheist who talks to classes at religious universities: The Atheist and the Christians. In it, they mention 18 arguments that Christians try to use to convince him. A separate article lists those, along with his answers:

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I'll add my own comment to the one about resurrection stories: I used to work for a guy who had a near-death experience. His recounting of the story has all of the usual features: the tunnel, the great white light, the Voice, which told him "No, it's not your time yet. You're going back." He says that that experience was what gave him the strong faith he feels. I do not for a moment doubt his account, nor do I doubt that he has every reason to believe in God because of it. I simply cannot share that belief based on his experience.
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