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Re: Semantics, Shemantics

by Abigail-II (Bishop)
on Nov 25, 2003 at 10:49 UTC ( #309852=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Semantics, Shemantics
in thread Religion in the Monastery.

Atheism, just like Christianity, is a faith.
No, it's not. The hypotheses there exist no god, is quite scientific. It's scientific because it can be falsified: there exists a way of showing the hypotheses is false, namely showing there is a god (just point out one).

The reverse, there is a god, is not scientific, as it cannot be falsified (you can't prove no gods exist). It is therefore a faith.

Abigail

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