FIRST CAUSE ARGUMENT (I) (1) If I say something must have a cause, it has a cause. TELEOLOGICAL ARGUMENT (I) (1) Check out the world/universe/giraffe. (3) Continue process until the atheist admits he doesn't know the answer to one of your questions.
PERCHANCE'S SISTER'S ARGUMENT (IV) (1) I don't like abortion. (3) Therefore, God exists, and our prayer healers deserve to be paid like regular doctors. ARGUMENT FROM VACUUM ABHORRENCE (1) Everything has to be filled with something, because nature abhors a vacuum. MICKEY'S ARGUMENT FROM HOLY GHOST (1) I felt the holy ghost descend on me, and it made me shake. entropy) says that a system runs down, like a rusting old car.
(2) If you invest money by donating to my ministry, God will make you rich. (3) Someone is putting a 50 dollar bill in an envelope 50 dollars for our ministry! (2) Prayer sometimes works to bring people back to God and cure their disease. (2) God must have wanted us to do this (and we've never heard of Guns, Germs & Steel, by Jared Diamond). ARGUMENT FROM THE 2nd LAW OF THERMODYNAMICS (III) (1) The Second Law of Thermodynamics (e.g. (2) Like on buildings and walls and trees and clouds and pancakes and cheese sandwiches. (2) When you call something a 'proof' that means you have shown the result to be true. ARGUMENT FROM MULTIPLICITY (V) (recursive internet edition) (1) There exists a web page ( Proof.htm) (2) That page has hundreds of purported proofs of the existence of God. » If you've got another proof of God, please email your recommendation to Mark « » For real proofs of the nonexistence of any god, see "Why Atheism?
(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 $250,000 (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).
ARGUMENT FROM A BAD TRIP (1) I went to a party and took LSD.
They said some things that kind of sounded like Christian statements. ARGUMENT FROM MOUNTAINS (1) People used to think gods lived on Mt.
ARGUMENT FROM APOLOGETICS WEBPAGES (1) I was surfing the Net and came across this really cool webpage of apologetics.
BILL O'REILLY'S ARGUMENT (I) (1) Atheism is challenging this country's Christian roots! (3) We will make a big stink about this, and not let atheists win! (2) I mean it's so horrible, pointless, brutal and nasty.
ARGUMENT FROM EXISTENTIAL LONELINESS (1) This can't be all there is to existence.