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Blaise Pascal

While it is morally permissible to believe in God for your own practical advantage, it is not ideal. It is, however, a starting point, and we can look at Pascal's wager as an example of such a...

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Blaise Pascal

Interestingly, much of Pascal's writings on religion, particularly the Pensées, acknowledge the challenge posed to religious belief by the rationalism and skepticism that were part of the emergence...

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Blaise Pascal

Pascal's Wager originates with French thinker, mathematician, and scientist Blaise Pascal (1623–1662). Before detailing the argument itself, it is important to note that the Wager is actually a...

Latest answer posted June 30, 2018, 6:35 am (UTC)

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