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THE MOST IMPORTANT TOPIC IN THE LIVES OF TEENS THAT PARENTS AND CHURCHES ARE NOT TALKING ABOUT!

Posted by truthtalklive on August 1, 2008

On tadays show our guest host is Alex Mcfarland. As a speaker, writer, and advocate for Christian apologetics, Alex McFarland has appeared in hundreds of locations throughout the U.S. and internationally. His guest today is Pam Stenzel she is an expert and has served on committes across the country including for the White House. They will be talking about STD’s. Pam Stenzel is featured on a 60 min DVD called “SEX STILL HAS A PRICE TAG”. For more information on our guest host please visit www.alexmcfarland.com and for more information on his guest please check out www.pamstenzel.com. To get in on the on-air discussion at 5pm (EST) call 1-866-34-truth(87884). As always thanks for listening!

SEX STILL HAS A PRICE DVD
SEX STILL HAS A PRICE DVD

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FATHER AND SON! ALEX AND HIS CHILD

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9 Responses to “THE MOST IMPORTANT TOPIC IN THE LIVES OF TEENS THAT PARENTS AND CHURCHES ARE NOT TALKING ABOUT!”

  1. Greetings all Truth Talk Live listeners! It was awesome to meet you all and to be with Alex on the show! Alex is an amazing communicator, teacher, apologist and just all around fun guy (not just because he went to LIBERTY!!) If you missed the show on Friday.. make sure to check out the podcast! thanks to all the callers!! Great comments and we’re sorry if we missed you and ran out of time! We will have to do it again! If you have specific questions for me you can write me at http://www.pamstenzel.com... just hit the “ask Pam” button and the email will come directly to me.. I try to answer within 7 -10 days! God bless you all and keep UPHOLDING THE TRUTH!!!

  2. F. L. A. said

    With all of those exclamation marks, how can we refuse?

  3. Boris said

    Globally, higher rates of belief in and worship of a creator, correlate with higher rates of homicide, juvenile and early adult mortality, STD infection rates, teen pregnancy, and abortion. The most theistic prosperous democracy, the U.S… is almost always the most dysfunctional of the developing democracies, sometimes spectacularly so, and almost always scores poorly… No democracy is known to have combined strong religiosity and popular denial of evolution with high rates of societal health… The more secular, pro-evolution democracies… feature low rates of lethal crime, juvenile-adult mortality, sex-related dysfunction, and even abortion. – From a paper published in the Journal of Religion and Society, 2005.

    This is just one of many studies that proves beyond any doubt whatsoever that literal Bible belief and belief in Jesus Christ is extremely harmful and dangerous to the mental and physical health of our youth.

    “Within the U.S. the strongly theistic, anti-evolution South and Midwest have markedly worse homicide, mortality, STD, youth pregnancy, marital and related problems than the Northeast where societal conditions, secularization, and acceptance of evolution approach European norms.” Gregory S. Paul

    The best way to protect our children is to tell them to be skeptical of any and all religious claims. Instead fundamentalist parents tell their children it’s scientists, the most skeptical people in the world, who cannot be trusted. When you turn a child’s world upside down with that blatant lie you can bet we’ll get one more dysfunctional Christian in the world.

  4. Tripp said

    Boris – Are you EVER a happy person? Ever positive?…..Or is it only when you log onto this site that you become the Boris we know and love?

  5. Boris said

    Tripp,
    Are you kidding me? I’m so happy it should be illegal. Your religion is disappearing rather nicely, losing its grip on humanity and that is a very positive thing. Whether on an individual basis or globally, losing Christianity is what you call addition by subtraction. It makes individuals happier and the world a safer and better place, Yippeee!

  6. R.C. said

    Boris,
    This article raise some interesting questions, but answers none of them. It provides several randomly selected correlations, but does not attempt to establish causality.

    I could conduct a study and conclusively prove that the number of drowning deaths per month has a very strong correlation to the amount of ice cream sales in that same month. It would be foolish, however, to look at the results of such a study and suggest that we curtail the sales of ice cream to save lives.

    Obviously, when the weather is warm an sunny more people decide to go swimming and more people decide to purchase ice cream, and I would not be surprised to find a strong correlation between the number of drowing deaths and total number of swimmers.

    My point here is simple. A study that does not attempt to establish and subsequently prove causality between correlated events is incomplete and should not be used as a basis for decision-making.

    To say that this study “proves” anything is academically irresponsible and not at all indicative of someone who is skeptical in a scientific sense.

  7. Boris said

    RC,
    You said: My point here is simple. A study that does not attempt to establish and subsequently prove causality between correlated events is incomplete and should not be used as a basis for decision-making.

    Boris says: Scientific studies aren’t done to prove any particular thing. Obviously you are used to reading what fundamentalist Christian pseudo-scientists publish from their “research” which always magically proves the conclusion they announced they would reach beforehand. That is “Christian” science, not conventional science.

    But this study does prove something. It proves that belief in Jesus Christ is the answer to nothing. Christian children are more likely to have poor morals and ethics than non-Christian children and that is a fact which this study proved beyond any doubt whatsoever. Just because you don’t like what the study tells us doesn’t mean it answers no questions. It does and raises some others like why would anyone want to be a Christian?

  8. R.C. said

    I wasn’t insinuating that the study was trying to prove a false hypothesis. I was merely stating that the study is incomplete without attempting to answer the question “why is there a correlation between religiosity and poor societal health?” Are these both results of the same common cause or does the poor societal health result from the religiosity as you seem to suggest?

    I would like to take a stab at your question “why would anyone want to be a Christian?”

    I think the mathematician (notice I didn’t say philosopher) Blaise Pascal made the most accurate argument for why someone would want to become a Christian. If you believe that God is real, and you are right, you gain everything. If you are wrong, you lose nothing.

    I would ask the question, once someone becomes a Christian why do they defend their position with such tenacity? Any thoughts?

  9. Boris said

    There are a lot of good arguments against Pascal’s wager around, you should read some of them. Mine is the best though. I happen to know the game is fixed. It’s not like betting on say a sports game, it’s like betting on pro wrestling when you’re one of the people who already knows the outcome of the match.

    I’ll let Sigmund Freud answer your last question first:

    “The God-Creator is openly called father. Psychoanalysis concludes that he really is the father, clothed in the grandeur in which he once appeared to the small child… The emotional strength of this memory-image and the lasting nature of his need for protection are the two supports for [the religious man’s] belief in God.”

    Christians wouldn’t defend their positions with such tenacity if they really believed them that strongly. All this bluster is for their own benefit.

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