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Plato (left) and Aristotle (right), a detail of The School of Athens, a fresco by Raphael. Aristotle gestures to the earth, representing his belief in knowledge through empirical observation and experience, while holding a copy of his Nicomachean Ethics in his hand, whilst Plato gestures to the heavens, representing his belief in The Forms (text from Wikipedia)

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Flaws in Paley’s Teleological Argument

Paley's teleological argument for the existence of God argues that the universe is designed, but it has a hard time explaining flaws in the design, such as death, suffering, disease, and conflict.


#Repost @nwo_will_fall with @repostapp ・・・ The Teleological Argument as follows... 1.Human artifacts are products of intelligent design. 2. The universe resembles human artifacts. 3. Therefore, the universe is a product of intelligent design. 4. But the universe is complex and gigantic in comparison to human artifacts. 5. Therefore, there probably is a powerful and vastly intelligent designer who created the universe. A good analogy of this is the Watchmaker Argument, which was given by…


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