The 500 Gods Argument

A few weeks ago the CSU Sacramento Ratio Christi club, a club I co-founded, hosted Dr. Licona and Dr. McCormick for a discussion on the topic "Jesus:History or Mistake?" (here) During that debate, Dr. McCormick presented "The 500 Gods Argument". A slide was presented with the names of 500 different gods that people throughout history … Continue reading The 500 Gods Argument

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Why is there Something Rather than Nothing? ~ A Brief Overview

Summary: The general question often asked is, “Why is there something rather than nothing?” but I believe this question is misleading because it fails to distinguish between two tightly-knitted questions: “Why does there exist something rather than nothing?” and “Why is there this thing rather than some other thing?” A few arguments have been presented … Continue reading Why is there Something Rather than Nothing? ~ A Brief Overview

How do we Measure Space and Time ~ A Brief Overview

Summary: The question concerning our metrics of Space and Time could be rephrased by asking the quite conventionalist question, “What provides us the most stability between measurements of space and time?” And to answer this question, I believe it is best to begin by addressing the problems concerning the measurements of space and time (intuitive … Continue reading How do we Measure Space and Time ~ A Brief Overview