Is Reason Important for Truth? Yes, and Everyone Knows It!
by Sean McDowell
We live in a skeptical age that has been dubbed “post truth.” Yet in their hearts, people know that both truth and reason are important. And this is easy to point out.
I began class today asking my high school students why people believe as they do. We listed every reason they could think of on the white board including friends, media, desires, Scripture, parents, hope, fear, and so on.
Then I showed the students how their answers fit into four categories, as you can see in the chart below…