Back to the Origin of Life

Question from Kenneth: The answer by Truk regarding the Law of Biogenesis is extremely simplistic. Pasteur is not the only one to come to this conclusion. Many eminent scientists since have tried but failed to disprove it, but have had to admit that spontaneous generation as virtually impossible. The complexity of a cell, the smallest … Continue reading “Back to the Origin of Life”

Comprehending Nothing Without God

Question from Topher: First time asking here, so I have a lot of questions, and I apologize in advance… [snip – SmartLX] Thanks! Answer by SmartLX: I’ve moved your questions into my section for easy reading, without editing them. The answers will be the quick-and-dirty ones because we’ve covered them many times before. Search the … Continue reading “Comprehending Nothing Without God”

0 = 1 + -1

Question from Herman: Hello! For so long I have tried to understand the atheistic theory of the creation of “everything”. I get the answer that before the big bang there was this waves/energy/*something about density I am too much of a aesthete to understand * or that there is negative matter so that it is … Continue reading “0 = 1 + -1”

There Will Always Be an Argument About Information

Question from Sam: Hi, so I was casually surfing the web when I came across a video in “Answers in Genesis” which was basically said it could disprove evolution in 3 minutes with two simple facts. The second fact, which they championed, made the claim that it was impossible (there are no possible means by … Continue reading “There Will Always Be an Argument About Information”

Hey, That’s Our Holiday!

Question from Marilyn: Why do Atheists celebrate Christian holidays? Answer by SmartLX: By and large, we don’t. Take a look at this list: atheists don’t celebrate Lent, Pentecost, The Assumption of Mary, Christ the King, All Souls’ Day, All Saints’ Day or over 20 others. And that’s without considering the individual saints’ days that occupy … Continue reading “Hey, That’s Our Holiday!”

What About Judaism?

Question from : Shalom all, I see that you focus on many religions, but haven’t seen anything on Judaism. I wonder what your opinion might be on it, and, if to someone, if the be Torah divine. To me it is, but I’d like to hear any arguments against it, not that I may refute … Continue reading “What About Judaism?”

The Skeptic’s Annotated Bible, defeated?

Question: The Skeptic’s Annotated Bible contains a long list of supposed contradictions in the Bible, but apologetics sites such as have published articles reconciling every single one. Is there any remaining argument against the total internal consistency of the Bible, as befitting its divine origins? Answer by SmartLX: I’ve referred to this many times, … Continue reading “The Skeptic’s Annotated Bible, defeated?”

A Little More Than Kin, And Less Than “Kind”

Question from Anisa: Is there any observable evidence of Darwinian evolution where there is a CHANGE OF KIND? By ‘KIND’, I mean from monkey to human etc. Not adaptation. CHANGE OF KIND. Answer by SmartLX: “Kind” in this context is used only by creationists as a pseudo-scientific term adapted from its use in the Book … Continue reading “A Little More Than Kin, And Less Than “Kind””

Why do some believers find it so hard to accept evolution?

Ras is back with another question…. I know I came here before when I asked a question about martial arts. But I have another question that has been bothering me for some time and thought I might ask. Why is it that some people still don’t admit the fact that evolution is scientifically true? Like … Continue reading “Why do some believers find it so hard to accept evolution?”

Something from nothing?

Got a question from Rick today who asks… Name: Rick Message: Do atheists believe that everything came from nothingness or do they believe that something has always been? Great question Rick! This is a common question that most atheists get from believers and it’s understandable why. Believers are taught that all things have a beginning … Continue reading “Something from nothing?”