Can you disprove Pascals wager?
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In short the wager states that believe in God is better than not believing. If you believe and were wrong you have nothing to loose (when you die). If you do not believe you have ...show more
The argument of "avoiding the wrong hell", nullifies Pascals wager, rendering it both useless and inconsistent, even if we consider Pascal to be correct. (Which we can't, as it is a leading question that leads unto a form of loaded question containing both arrogant and fallacious assumptions).
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No duh mouthbreather.
The existence of more than one religion pretty much blows it out of the water.
There, you're welcome.
Which of the 30,000+ gods, goddesses, and other forms of major and minor deities, demigods, and hundreds of thousands of various other paranormal creatures dreamed up by man are you asking about, specifically?
-List of Gods:
-A big list of Gods (but nowhere near all of them)
An all knowing god would know you're gambling your beliefs to get a free ticket out of hell.
Besides, looking at history, the "true god" might not have even come up yet LOL
Gods come and go with societies and anyone dumb enough to fall for it has lost my respect
It kind of disproves itself. Can you force yourself to believe in Santa?
Yes. I put forth the notion that if you are made fun of your entire life for believing in a god because of pascal's wager, and the god you chose turns out to be wrong, your entire life will not only have been miserable but you will have gone to some other god's version of hell.
Pascal's Wager is evidence that religion is all about fear. In order to perpetuate such ignorance it must sell a whole lot of fear and guilt.
With Pascal's wager that means you should worship the thousands of gods that are honored daily. Because you might be worshiping the wrong one. Better get cracking!
What happens if you pretend to believe in god like all the religious do? Can you still collect your winnings?
The claimed existance or accuality , of other gods does not disprove Pascals wager. It proves that some people are overwhelmed by too many possibilities.
People still win the lottery.
This is a bit like going to order food and decided not to get any at all because there are so many choices on the menu.
Not many in this forum will understand it. It requires philosophical reflection. Philosophy tends to be alien to the atheist.