ARGUMENT FROM FALWELL (1) Jerry Falwell said some really stupid things after September 11th.
(4) No, it had nothing to do with the public outcry!
ARGUMENT FROM COINCIDENCE (1) We were driving home with our youth pastor when it started to rain really hard outside. ARGUMENT FROM COMPUTERS (1) I tried to delete a copy of the TEN COMMANDMENTS from my computer. PERCHANCE'S SISTER'S ARGUMENT (III) (1) I wanted it to be a sunny day. (2) Your knowledge in philosophy is paltry in comparison to mine. at least thats what all my Christian friends tell me.
(4) Obviously, God didn't want to answer my prayer. (6) The rain was God's punishment for my selfish desires. METACROCK'S ARGUMENT FOR GOD (I) (1) I have a philosophy degree. Lewis had a lot of good arguments in favor of Christianity ...
(7) With the truths of these clearly established, surely you agree that Z is true as well? (2) [Insert any of the other arguments on this page in here.] (3) [Atheist refutes argument.] (4) I cannot prove there is a God any more than anyone of us can prove we really exist in a tangible world. (3) If the existence of God is proven, then God exists. RANDMANS ARGUMENT (1) This entry from the 1975 World Book Encyclopedia on evolution contains some errors that I claim to have already substantiated. ARGUMENT FROM TEEN CHRISTIAN MOVEMENT (1) God is so totally awesome, dude, and if you would pretend that Creed and POD were good bands, you would realize that. (2) If I find a watch in a forest, there must be a designer. (2) I don't understand how X could be, without something else (that I don't really understand either) making or doing X. (3) Osiris, Mithra, Ishtar, Hercules, Horus, Perseus, Bacchus, Tammuz, Hermes, and Prometheus? (2) I also think that guy called Eternal is smart with all those great arguments. DESIGN/TELEOLOGICAL ARGUMENT (VI) (1) Bunnies are cute. (2) It is a golden principle and applies to whatever I say it does. (2) We pulled over to the side of the road, joined hands and asked gawd to deliver us home safely. It would not have mattered as I had another copy on file. (3) The computer had more sense than atheists who made it. (3) Therefore you are unable to comprehend my intense philosophical proofs of God's existence. METACROCK'S ARGUMENT FOR GOD (II) (1) I created the term "arbitrary necessity". "For God so loved the world that he sent his only begotten son into the world, that whosoever believes in him shall not perish from the earth." John . (2) Regardless of their answer, ask how they know this. MORAL ARGUMENT (II) (1) In my younger days I was a cursing, drinking, smoking, gambling, child-molesting, thieving, murdering, bed-wetting bastard. I feel him in my heart, and you can feel him too, if you'll just ask him into your life. FIRST CAUSE ARGUMENT (II) (1) Ask atheists what caused the Big Bang. (177) ..it follows that proposition HRV, SHQ'' and BTU' are all obviously valid. (178) [Atheist either faints from overwork or leaves in disgust.] (179) Therefore, God exists. (10) (We are just ignoring all the not-nice things that Christians may or may not have done in the past, it's hard to trust history anyway, there are enemies of God working everywhere). (2) I have arbitrarily assigned the proposition God exists a probability of 0.75. (2) [Atheist points out Bill Gates and Ted Turner, who donate billions of dollars to charity.] (3) Yes, but do they build hospitals? ARGUMENT FROM TERRORISM (II) (1) A plane was hijacked by terrorists. ARGUMENT FROM THE FOUNDING FATHERS (II) (1) The Declaration of Independence includes the words "God" and "Creator". ARGUMENT FROM BIBLICAL PROPHECY (I) (1) The book of Daniel made some prophecies. ARGUMENT FROM SHAME (1) The Bible showed a group of people performing embarassing actions. DESIGN/TELEOLOGICAL ARGUMENT (V) (1) Out of 3,300 pictures of snow-crystals catalogued no two are exactly alike. If one is like a fern it has 6 out-pointing leaves; if like a windmill, it has 6 sails; if like a starfish, 6 ribs; or if like a fir tree, 6 stems with plumes set in perfect symmetry. The Hebrew word for snow equals 333 (Hebrew letters stand for numbers). TERCELS ARGUMENT FROM PROBABILITY (1) We should believe what probably is true. KISSING HANK'S ASS (I) (1) If some guy came up to you on the street and offered you a billion dollars for nothing in return, would you take the money or deny his existence? ARGUMENT FROM CHARITY (1) Atheists dont build hospitals. THE ENERGY ARGUMENT (1) Things that exist have energy. (3) There are all horrible disasters going around the world. (5) God is too stupid to do anything about these things. ARGUMENT FROM AMERICAN DEMOCRACY (1) God would never allow a non-Christian to become president. (3) I say an eternal universe is an arbitrary necessity. (8) [Atheist gives up and goes home.] (9) Therefore, God exists. (d) Humankind's potential to overcome their difficulties. (4) I can use religious exemption claims to tie the IRS up in court. (1.5) Actually, we did so in the hopes of curing our own insecurities about theism but there's no chance in hell we'll ever admit that. (3) But that's because they don't want to admit to being sinners. (2) But I must put on the appearance of being cool and intellectual in front of my Christian apologist peers. (2) But they only say that because they want to look cool and intellectual in front of their peers. (4) This just goes to show how they need God in their lives. ARGUMENT FROM DENIAL OF QUENTIN SMITH (1) Quentin Smith says that God does not exist. (3) Therefore, Quentin Smith cannot be accepted as an expert on the matter, because he is wrong. KENT HOVIND'S ARGUMENT (1) I don't want to work for a living. (3) I can get gullible fundamentalists to send me money. ARGUMENT FROM KENT HOVIND'S CHALLENGE (1) Kent Hovind offers 0,000 (which may or may not exist) to anyone who can demonstrate evolution (defined as a natural, acausal origin of the universe) to a reasonable doubt (meaning with 100% certainty, allowing for no other possibilities whatsoever) in front of a neutral committee (handpicked by Hovind himself) and according to certain criteria (carefully worded so as to rule out any possibility whatsoever of the challenge ever being met).