August 1, 2021

Tag: deception

The Year The World Bumped Into Itself | iApologia
Christian worldview

The Year The World Bumped Into Itself | iApologia

It was a little over 500 hundred years ago. The event changed the world, quite literally. It was changed by one man’s vision and valor, persistence and perseverance, and fortitude and fearlessness. Historians would remember it was the same year of the Reconquista, when the subjugating Islamic hegemony was expelled from the Iberian Peninsula. The […]

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Scientism: the Twisted Religion of Science & Why it’s False
apologetics

Scientism: the Twisted Religion of Science & Why it’s False

Social media seems to crawl with comments like “prove that scientifically,” a valid request in some cases, but not all. Some scream “invalid” if a claim was not published in a secular peer reviewed journal. Some popular level science writers weave a utopian vision of science, similar to science fiction. Then you get infamous lines […]

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Hitler’s God: 3 Reasons Hitler Wasn’t Christian
apologetics

Hitler’s God: 3 Reasons Hitler Wasn’t Christian

Does a man identifying as a six year old girl strike you as satire or reality? Either answer would be correct. You see, it’s becoming hard to discriminate between satire and reality. Consider these other examples: A woman who identifies as baby. A woman who identifies as an elf. A 69 year old man who […]

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Five Tools to Help Discern Truth from Deception
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Five Tools to Help Discern Truth from Deception

Who is not mesmerized by the magician’s “trickery”? There is death defying antics, disappearing objects and reappearing people, all based upon illusion, misdirection, sleight of hand and pure skill. Everyone says the same, “how was that done?” Magicians are masters of deception, but they are honest too, telling you upfront they plan to trick you. […]

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Hoaxes, “Fake News”, False Sources And How To Be Discerning
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Hoaxes, “Fake News”, False Sources And How To Be Discerning

Internet hoaxes, questionable sources, the overly abused modern phrase “fake news”, click-bait sites and crazy memes bombard our daily life. We are deluged with questionable “new finds” and crazy conspiracy theories. As a society, we have been taken in by the promise of “hidden knowledge” as the gnostics of old. As I sit back and […]

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