Anthropology

Does “Breath of Life” in Scripture Mean an Unborn Child Isn’t Human Until They’re Born and Breathing?

"...some prochoice religious groups argue that as Adam’s life began when God breathed into him, so each human life begins when the baby is born and takes his first breath. This demonstrates a misunderstanding of the nature of the unborn’s respiration." - Randy Alcorn

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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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“...every Christian should be able to understand, articulate, and widely share what it means to be human.”

"The Christian answer to the question “What does it mean to be human?” is different from the answer you get from atheistic naturalism, or from Eastern pantheism, or from the postmodern philosophy currently characterizing life here in the West." - Breakpoint

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The Image of God Offers Freedom

"Even atheists like Friedrich Nietzsche or the modern-day philosopher Luc Ferry, have acknowledged that our ideas about human dignity, human equality and human value were not present across cultures and civilizations, but were introduced to the world in Christianity. Why? Because of its core belief that humans were made in the image and likeness of God." - Breakpoint

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