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Ray Comfort Performs the Banana Argument for a Christian Audience

You thought Ray Comfort introduced the Banana Argument Against Atheism in that classic video with Kirk Cameron?Nope. He’s been pushing that idea for a loooooong time:

You thought Ray Comfort introduced the Banana Argument Against Atheism in that classic video with Kirk Cameron?

Nope. He’s been pushing that idea for a loooooong time:

In 2009, when I interviewed Comfort for this site, he said he regretted doing the banana bit without a live audience (in the video with Kirk Cameron) because it always played well in front of Christians. Well, this video’s in front of that audience… and the argument is still awful for reasons that have been thoroughly explained.

If anything, the banana is evidence of human design, not supernatural forces.

(Thanks to @arensb for the link)

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