APOLOGETICS SESSION 4
What is Truth? (Part 2)
- Frank Turek speaks of 'The RoadRunner Tactic.' What does he mean by this?
- The following are common statements made these days aimed at questioning the existence of truth and/or the validity of the Christian worldview. According to Frank Turk, how can we respond to each of these statements (with humor) to show that each one collapses on itself?
- There is no truth!
- All truth is relative.
- It is true for you but not for me.
- You can’t know truth.
- Nobody has the truth.
- There is no such thing as truth.
- Stop judging!
- There is no truth in religion, only in science.
- Everything is meaningless.
- You should doubt everything.
- What is the Law of Noncontradiction?
- What are some examples of using the Law of Noncontradiction?
- Would you say that the Law of Noncontradiction is important? Explain.
- Are the laws of logic human conceptions only? Or do they actually exist?
- Frank Turek says that the laws of logic are grounded in a mind beyond human minds. Do you agree? Explain.
- Turek says there is an argument for God based on truth. Do you agree? Explain.
People almost invariably arrive at their beliefs not on the basis of proof but on the basis of what they find attractive. -Blaise Pascal
- In your own words, what would you say is Pascal's point?
- What are some reasons why people believe what they believe about religion?
- Which of these reasons are good reasons to believe? Explain.
- What stood out to you most from this session/discussion?
- Closing thoughts/comments?