All Blog Posts Tagged 'burden' (2)

Russell's Teapot, God and Proof

"If a man is offered a fact which goes against his instincts, he will scrutinize it closely, and unless the evidence is overwhelming, he will refuse to believe it. If, on the other hand, he is offered something which affords a reason for acting in accordance to his instincts, he will accept it even on the slightest evidence. The origin of myths is explained in this way." - Bertrand…

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Added by Martin Pribble on September 13, 2011 at 11:48pm — No Comments

The burden of proof lies on religion.

So I posted this on Tumblr and it's received a few notes in the past few days:

 

 

The response that caused me to retort was the view "back the fuck off, I'll believe what I want" meaning the message in the picture has either been completely ignored or went totally over their head.

HAHAHAHAA wow. I “must” - huh?

My boyfriend the philosopher always suggests that science is just a series of theories. For example, we don’t know…

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Added by Mr. Anderson on May 18, 2011 at 6:39pm — 15 Comments

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