Posts Tagged ‘pascal’s wager’

Pascal Rides Again

Edward Current's rather pointed take on Pascal's wager:

Eternal insurance, minus assumptions…

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Blaise Pascal Has A Lot To Answer For

Yep, I've been "Pascalled" again! This started as a comment on Caroline Smith's A Reasonable Faith blog, but it grew. And grew. And, well, it kinda grew. So I changed it so it read like a post instead of a comment and … erm … posted it.

Good ol' Pascal! We all know his wager. It basically says that the consequences are worse for not believing in a god who is there than for believing in a god who isn't there. Or, as normally expressed by Christian commenters, "What if you're wrong?"

Well there's a few problems with it.


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