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Theology, philosophy, science, math, and random other things
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
January 26, 2015
A common mistake in Bayesian reasoning

You and your friend are investigating a murder, and you have following conversation: You:Alice is obviously the culprit. The knife has her fingerprints on it.  Your friend:Why are you ruling out Bob? It could have been Carol or Dan, too. Or anyone else, for that matter.  You:Um... because of the knife with the fingerprints I […]

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January 19, 2015
Questions from seekers - short answers to common questions (Part 3)

This is a continuation of my previous post. The same caveats mentioned there apply. Q: What happens to people who never hear about God? A: This is essentially asking what happens to those who are not given enough knowledge to be held accountable. Quite honestly, I'm not sure. But there are some guidelines that we can […]

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January 12, 2015
Questions from seekers - short answers to common questions (Part 2)

This is a continuation of my previous post. The same caveats mentioned there apply. Q: What happens to Christians when they don't pray for forgiveness of their sins? (whether they know it's wrong or not) does God forgive? Forget? A: To answer this question, it is useful to remember that God is a friend. In […]

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January 5, 2015
Questions from seekers - short answers to common questions (Part 1)

I once ran a college small group for new Christians and non-Christians. Here are some questions I got from this group, and my answers to these questions. They've been edited slightly for clarity and minor changes in my views, but they're otherwise presented as they were presented to the students. Enjoy! Two things to keep […]

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