Gordon Clark Quotes – Atheism, Naturalism

The atheist who asserts that there is no God… claims omniscience and omnipotence The atheist who asserts that there is no God, asserts by the same words that he holds the whole universe in his mind; he asserts that no fact, past, present, future, near, or far, escapes his attention, that no power, however great, […]

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Gordon Clark Quotes – Skepticism

Skepticism is not a worldview Etymologically a skeptic is one who seeks; but philosophically a skeptic is one who does not find. Or, rather, he finds that there is nothing to be found. There is no truth, and knowledge is impossible. Aside from the self-contradiction of asserting the truth that there is no truth, skepticism […]

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Gordon Clark Quotes – Ultimate Presuppositions, Axioms

Basic worldviews are never demonstrated; they are chosen Basic worldviews are never demonstrated; they are chosen. William James and Bertrand Russell may believe in a pluralistic universe, but they can offer no demonstration of this, the most fundamental of their intellectual beliefs. The mechanist believes that all natural phenomena can be reduced to mathematical, quantitative […]

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Problems With Atheistic Materialism – Greg Bahnsen

Three Foundational Worldviews You either have materialism, dualism, or some religious philosophy, and of course, there’s a plethora of religious philosophies. How do we, as presuppositionalists pursue Step Four: showing the failure to provide the preconditions of intelligibility with respect to the different worldviews that we can encounter? Materialism Let’s start with the materialist. We […]

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Atheism and the Problem of Morality (Jeff Durbin) – Animated Video

Jeff Durbin analyzes three responses to the problem of morality that atheism has. Generally speaking, atheists suggest that their basis for morality is either 1) preference, 2) societal convention, or 3) the desire to survive and flourish. Learn the problems with these proposed solutions to the problem of morality. Video Transcript So the atheist has […]

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Christians, Atheists, and the Burden of Proof – Gordon Clark

Do Christians or atheists have the burden of proof? This is what Gordon Clark writes on the subject. These excerpts come from the article Atheism at the Trinity Foundation. The Atheist Challenge “But atheists, like agnostics, shift the burden of proof and say the theist is under obligation to demonstrate the truth of his view; […]

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