Thinking 12:2 Style* with the First Principles: The Foremost Law of Science

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by Rob Lundberg

The second law of thermodymanics is best seen when you have a cup of coffee, piping hot. Leave it alone and what happens? The heat is becomes redistributed energy and the liquid in the cup begins to get cooler as the moments tarry on. This is a fundamental in the laws of science and the subject of this post. Continue reading

Thinking 12:2 Style* with the First Principles: The First Principle of Origin Science

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by Rob Lundberg

When it comes to conversations with atheists, Christians love to get themselves into “hot water” by debating the topic of creation versus evolution. In all actuality, that is not a position where one should start, because this is where scientistic atheists really relish with unsuspecting, inarticulate believers. 

The reason why we get ourselves in trouble is because we do not understand the first principles of science and that under the big tent of origin science there resides two views of science: observation science and experimental science. Continue reading

Thinking 12:2 Style* with the First Principles: The First Principle of Operation Science

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by Rob Lundberg

The functional definition for science is that it is the search for knowledge of causes. Many atheists struggle with the thinking that science can prove everything (scientism). However when we look at the cosmos, and the the world around us, we see that all that exists has a cause. The atheist wants to posit evolution (macro, chemical, cosmic or stellar). All of these are based on observational science rooted in an atheistic philosophy. Despite this faulty thinking, there is another option. Continue reading

Thinking 12:2 Style* with the First Principles: The First Principle of Truth

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truthby Rob Lundberg

What follows from the first principle of logic is its product known as truth. Of course if you have logical principles or laws of logic, then truth must follow. Truth is that what is or that which corresponds to reality. But when addressing the First Principles, what is this First Principle of Truth?  That is what this post is going to summarize. Continue reading

Thinking 12:2 Style with The First Principles: The Principle of Logic

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bible-compass2by Rob Lundberg

This past Monday night, being on Truth Matters and discussing logic and critical thinking, has sparked a thought for me to resurrect the series we did a few years ago on the other blog. So this is an oldie but fresh posting of a necessary series that should be kept before our eyes in a culture that so easily listens with its eyes and thinks with its feelings. Continue reading