Category Archives: Free Will

My thoughts on the arguments many atheists make concerning free will.

The Evil and Anti-Science Teaching of Sam Harris

So the other day, I watched a video where Sam Harris talks with Joe Rogan about free will.  As I watched the video, I became infuriated.  In teaching what he does about free will, Sam Harris is spreading a teaching … Continue reading

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Brain Damage and the Soul

While going through videos on YouTube the other day, I came across an argument for atheism that I had not seen before.  A man claimed that he used to be a Christian before a devastating experience made him an atheist.  … Continue reading

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Free Will Arguments

In the responses to my videos on free will over on Youtube, you will find a couple of different respondents arguing in support of the proposition that science has torpedoed the notion of free will.  Because I am no longer … Continue reading

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Bad Theology Part 2: The Purpose of this World

In the previous essay, we discussed a foundational error in the theology of the Christian church.  In that essay, we discussed a doctrine that I call the Supremacy of Jesus Christ and explained that the church of Christ has denied … Continue reading

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Free Will and the Fall of Man: A Red Herring

One of the consequences of the doctrine of the Supremacy of Jesus Christ that I discussed in a previous essay is that when it comes to the Fall of Man in the Garden of Eden, the issue of free will … Continue reading

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Free Will Illusions

In a previous post, I looked at a talk given by Sam Harris and Richard Dawkins where they talked about how science has “torpedoed the notion of free will”.  When I first wrote that post, I argued that our ability … Continue reading

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Harris and Dawkins Argue Against Free Will

On April 12th 2011, Sam Harris and Richard Dawkins discussed science and morality at Oxford University in a talk entitled “Who Says Science has Nothing to Say About Morality.”  After a fascinating discussion where Sam Harris spent half an hour defending his … Continue reading

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