Philosophical Materialism

God Wants the Blame for Climate Change

"According to the left, humans are to blame for the spread of racism, COVID-19, Ida, and the disaster in Afghanistan. According to the right, those same problems can also be ascribed to humans (though normally different). . . . one thing we can all agree on is that our problems are human problems with natural causes." - TGC

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The Simulation Hypothesis: A Materialist Spirituality?

"The notion that we are all self-aware software trapped inside computer-generated virtual reality first gained academic credibility in a 2003 paper published by Oxford philosopher and futurist Nick Bostrom. . . . One of the appeals of simulation theory, [Rothman] thinks, is that it 'gives atheists a way to talk about spirituality,' or something like it. It offers 'a source of awe.'" - Breakpoint

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No, Science Can’t Provide Morals: Why the New View (Still) Falls Short

"...in addition to the traditional areas of scientific inquiry and expertise, such as chemistry, physics, and medicine, many now even look to science for guidance on moral questions—and many scientists and science boosters are eager to claim they can provide it." - TGC

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Only the Christian Worldview Can Consistently Argue that Lives Matter

"The materialist view that is foisted upon us at every turn—in popular culture, in education, and in jurisprudence—is conveniently set aside when a sufficiently concerning social ill needs to be addressed. This is not to criticize those who reject God and fight for justice, but rather to point out that their sensitivities are rather arbitrary." - Mark Farnham

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Materialism and scientism: no space for beauty and wonder

"Paul Gould’s new book Cultural Apologetics addresses these issues by setting forth a fresh model for cultural engagement, rooted in the biblical account of Paul's speech on Mars Hill, which details practical steps for reestablishing the Christian voice, conscience, and imagination." - Breakpoint

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"Given our many glitches that seem less-than-ideal for survival, materialists conclude that our bodies are dysfunctional and without purpose."

Pointless’ Bones, ‘Flawed’ Birth Spacing, and ‘Broken’ Genes: Why our flaws alone can’t disprove God’s purpose.

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