Author: Andres Vargas

Debunking pseudoscience

Trust: Authority and Abuse of Power

Originally published on www.answers-in-reason.com Jan 2016 Trusting people is embedded in us from birth. We trust our parents to do everything for us. They are the definitive authority on EVERYTHING. As we grow older we are taught to respect our elders and to listen to our teachers. Everyone seems to be in a category of…
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A Beginner’s Guide to David Avocado Wolfe

  I put this video together because I don’t think enough people truly understand who and what David Avocado Wolfe is. He has somehow amassed over 7,000,000 Facebook followers, and I’m sure many of those followers aren’t aware that they’re essentially supporting dangerous ideas that border lunacy. Some may argue that he’s just a guy…
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Logic, And Why God Isn’t The Answer

Originally published by our friends at www.answers-in-reason.com Jan 10 2016 I have come across many different types of believers in my time. Those that believe because of Indoctrination, those that believe because of fear, those that believe because of personal experiences, and many more. But the one thing that I struggle with understanding more than any…
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Trust: Authority and Abuse of Power

Originally published Jan 14 2016 on www.answers-in-reason.com Trusting people is embedded in us from birth. We trust our parents to do everything for us. They are the definitive authority on EVERYTHING. As we grow older we are taught to respect our elders and to listen to our teachers. Everyone seems to be in a category…
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Debunking Summary of Scientific Evidence for Creation (Part I & II) Duane Gish, Ph.D.

Originally published at www.answers-in-reason.com Jan 2016 I do dislike sharing links from such sites as www.icr.org and www.answersingenesis.org but for the purposes of this, and the debunking other articles, it is unfortunately unavoidable. The article I would like to address in this article is http://www.icr.org/article/summary-scientific-evidence-for-creation/ I guess firstly I should introduce you to Duane Tolbert Gish,…
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The Hamza Tzortiz handbrake u-turn on scientific miracles in quran

The Hamza Tzortiz handbrake u-turn on scientific miracles in quran Originally published on www.answers-in-reason.com March 2016   I was more than shocked having recently read Hamza Tzortiz’s essay stating: Regrettably, the scientific miracles narrative has become an intellectual embarrassment for Muslim apologists, including myself. Full paper can be read by clicking here I take my hat off…
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La religiosidad, consecuencia evolutiva.

La religiosidad, consecuencia evolutiva.   Los humanos somos criaturas capaces de encontrar patrones en el ambiente que nos rodea, pues nuestros cerebros han evolucionado de esta manera, siendo aquellos que encontraban significado a lo que estaba al alcance de sus sentidos los que tenían mayor posibilidad de sobrevivir; en el supuesto que dos cazadores estuvieran al…
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Karma, la cultura de culpar a la víctima, el peor sustituto moral y consuelo de los tontos.

Ya que el Karma es una ideología que ha tomado fuerza en los últimos años fuera de la religión que originalmente la ideó, siendo incluso tomada como sustituto por algunos ateos a la idea moral que se les había inculcado cuando formaban parte de una religión o culto, es importante analizarla por lo que es. La…
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Are GMOs Necessary? Or Can Organic & Traditional Farming Feed the World Alone?

Does the world really need GMOs? This is a question often asked by anti-GMO activists. What’s unfortunate in the anti-GMO movement, however, is that it is often difficult to get a dialogue started on this topic purely due to the fact that there is so much misinformation surrounding genetic modification. Attempting to respond to their denialist questions and claims on GMOs oftentimes…
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Atheists Helping the Homeless in NYC

AAPN is helping AHH with helping the homeless in cooperation with  www.logikalthreads.com “Like” AHH and tag five friends in the post for a chance to win one of these two giveaway prizes, volunteers for the event will receive an additional entry! Send your submissions to the comment section on this website article with proof of “likes…
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