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Egnor vs. Dillahunty: 11. Is evil in the world simply the absence of good?

Egnor: "The Thomistic understanding of evil is that it’s an absence of good. It’s not a thing that exist independently in itself. It’s a deficit of goodness. God’s creation necessarily fall short of goodness because if he created something perfectly good, He would just be creating himself. " Read More ›

Michael Egnor: Atheist Claims about logical fallacies often just mean: Shut Up!

In Egnor’s view, what atheists fear most is having to explain themselves, and the invocation of fictitious “fallacies” is one of their favorite ways to evade scrutiny. Read More ›

Debate: Michael Egnor vs. Matt Dillahunty — now the 2nd oldest question: If God exists, why evil?

In the debate between Christian neurosurgeon Michael Egnor and atheist broadcaster Matt Dillahunty, the question of raping a baby was bound to arise - with telling results. Read More ›

Michael Egnor: The atheists’ Divine Hiddenness argument against God’s existence = nonsense

Egnor: The Divine Hiddenness argument is nonsensical because divine hiddenness is inherent in the nature of the Creator and the creature, as noted above. Furthermore, the atheist Divine Hiddenness argument seems to imply a bizarre inference: if the disbelief of even one person in the world disproves the existence of God, then it stands to reason that the belief in God by that person — that one holdout — would prove His existence. Read More ›

At Mind Matters News: 6. Is Matt Dillahunty using science as a crutch for his atheism?

That’s neurosurgeon Michael Egnor’s accusation in this third part of the debate, which features continued discussion of singularities, where conventional “laws of nature” break down. Read More ›

At Mind Matters News: 5. Egnor, Dillahunty dispute the basic causes behind the universe

Michael Egnor: All right, then what is a singularity? If you’re saying it’s natural, what is it?

Matt Dillahunty: So first of all, you’re not talking to a cosmologist, but the-

Michael Egnor: Then why do you say it’s natural? …

[Things became quite heated at this point.]

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At Mind Matters News: 4: Egnor now tries to find out what Dillahunty actually knows…

Michael Egnor: What I want to establish before that is that your arguments are not based on any actual knowledge. You don’t know the arguments for God’s existence. So your claim that they’re not true… Read More ›

At Mind Matters News: Atheist spokesman Matt Dillahunty refuses to debate Michael Egnor again

Egnor: I was amazed (but not really surprised) that Dillahunty would devote his life and his career to debunk arguments that he didn’t understand, and that he knew he didn’t understand. Read More ›

At Mind Matters News 2. A neurosurgeon’s ten proofs for the existence of God

In a lively debate at Theology Unleashed, Christian surgeon Michael Egnor and atheist broadcaster Matt Dillahunty clash over “Does God exist?” Egnor starts off is opening arguments. Read More ›

At Mind Matters News: Debate: Former atheist neurosurgeon vs. former Christian activist

In a lively debate at Theology Unleashed, neurosurgeon Michael Egnor and broadcaster Matt Dillahunty clash over the existence of God. Each gets a chance to state his case and interrogate the other. Read More ›