Readers, I haven’t forgotten about you. I’ve just been switching back and forth between a few different posts, each of which will probably end up on the longer side and each of which deal with topics I want to cover carefully. As a result, nothing’s really finished so I’m going with a kind of cop-out, video post for today. Bear with me.
So, accept it as “how it is” for now and take it up with Him someday when you meet Him – if the Bible is right/true, it seems like the better alternative don’t you think?
I’ve long been less than thrilled with this approach, and the arguments against it are pretty well-known among atheists. This is just not a realistically compelling way to get a nonbeliever to start believing. Nevertheless, people keep making the argument.
So, I present to you a fantastic, succinct treatment of virtually everything wrong with Pascal’s wager, from “The Atheist Experience” about two years ago.
I much prefer Marcus Aurelius’ version (which you may see up in my quotations display from time to time).