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Pascal’s Wager: It’s Always a Bad Bet

Hi everyone.  Hope all is well.  My new post is up: Pascal’s Wager: It’s Always a Bad Bet  Today's post deals with Pascal's Wager and a column written by Dan Delzell over at The Christian Post.  I hope you enjoy it!



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Comment by Reason Being on September 21, 2012 at 9:14pm

That is a great point about the wager...which god would the theist pick?  There are a lot of vengeful gods out there....better pick the right one...

Comment by Alan Perlman on September 21, 2012 at 8:49pm

Pascal never convinced me for a moment, because of the sneaky arbitrary choice of Jesus.  I happen to believe in Lakshmi, the Hindu goddess of wealth.  If I'm right and she blesses me, I get rich.  But I can't waste my life on her when there are so many other gods, so next I'll bet on Thor and hope he strikes down my enemies.  See how arbitrary it all is?

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