Monthly Archives: July 2015

Creation vs. Big Bang

I have been reading a lot of Thomas Paine recently. I just finished "Age of Reason." I know that Robert Ingersoll , "The Great Agnostic" of the 19th Century,  admired Paine, and it is clear that many of his ideas came from Paine's writings, especially "Age of Reason." The phrasing that Ingersoll uses to describe the absurdity and immorality of the Bible is right out of "Age of Reason." Paine was a Deist.  He believed in a god who created everything.  Ingersoll disagreed with him, but when you Read more [...]