My personal response to Pascal's wager.

My personal response to Pascals wager. This is not all the reasons Pascal's wager is incorrect but what I though were the most convincing. This is my first a...

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Comment by Jake W. Andrews on April 6, 2011 at 7:59pm

Follow the way by which they began; by acting as if they believed, taking the holy water, having masses said, etc. Even this will naturally make you believe, and deaden your acuteness.—"But this is what I am afraid of."—And why? What have you to lose?

                                              -Blaise Pascal (Pensee 233)

 

Comment by Heather Spoonheim on April 7, 2011 at 8:53am
Just fake it 'til you make it - eventually that tinfoil hat will make perfect sense.
Comment by Discern on April 22, 2011 at 11:01pm
Some of your arguments were good, but I'm guessing you were never a christian?
Comment by Heather Spoonheim on April 22, 2011 at 11:34pm
You may lose yourself, but you get to live with the delusion that there is a better you awaiting!
Comment by Atheist Exile on April 22, 2011 at 11:55pm
Basing decisions on fear is bound to come back and bite you on the butt.  At the very least, it will have a corrupting influence on future, related, decisions.

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