Podcast: How Atheists Use Misdirection in a Futile Attempt to Discredit Christianity pt.1

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Description: I was made aware of the video published by “CosmicSkeptic” (real name, Alex O’Connor) in which he criticizes Dennis Prager’s introductory video on a series covering the 10 Commandments, featured on Prager U’s channel. As I analyzed the content, I realized that O’Connor’s comments constituted a perfect showcase of the malicious tactics employed by atheists to give the impression that they are substantively discrediting Biblical Christianity. In the episode I dissect those tactics by examining the criticisms launched by the channel’s owner against Prager’s short presentation on the 10 Commandments. I believe the listener will find a steady diet of decontextualizations, misdirections, straw man arguments and the like.

Intolerance is a Virtue

Historically, toleration has been understood to mean different things within two particular contexts – one personal and one political. In a personal sense, a tolerating person is said to be an individual that valiantly resists bad times and evil influences. In a political sense, toleration has meant that society as a whole permits ideological differences within itself with the implicit understanding that no harm should come to those that express differences of opinion. Both definitions have been contorted into a newfangled and pernicious notion that reeks of malicious intent. Continue reading