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Pascal's Wager

Pascal's Wager is the argument that states that you should believe in God even if there is a strong chance that he might not be real, because the penalty for...

Why Pascal's Wager isn't valid

Jake and Julie discuss Pascal's Wager, and Jake learns about the many reasons that its not a valid argument. (CC enabled)


from The God Delusion's Chapter 3.

Atheist Experience - Jacob uses Pascal's Wager and fails hard

Have you misunderstood 'Pascal's Wager'

Pascal Wager is one of the most mis-interpreted ideas. Here are two commentaries from 2 Apologists whom I think have interpreted Pascal's Wager in the way he...

Pascal's Wager Debunked

The Atheist Experience explains Pascal's problem. See more at http://www.atheist-experience.com.

Pascal's Wager

For those of you unfamiliar with "Pascal's wager", It's simple theist logic. And you can't prove it wrong.

Christopher Hitchens: Pascal's wager = religious hucksterism

Christopher Hitchens discusses Pascal's wager. This is during the LBJ Future Forum on May 14, 2007, at the LBJ Library and Museum in Austin, Texas. http://lb...

Hitchens '10: Pascal's Wager

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What If You're Wrong?

If God exists, then why does fiction prevail? Pascal's Wager is still a common argument amongst the majority of theists (who are inexperienced in this discus...

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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 02:19:37 -0700

The Environmental Protection Agency calls its carbon rules an economic winner that will deliver more than $10 in benefits for each dollar spent on compliance. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce says the economic costs of implementing the greenhouse-gas ...
Huffington Post (blog)
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 09:49:32 -0700

Regarding belief or disbelief in God, Pascal's Wager offers an interesting perspective. He knew that reason was not the basis upon which one could establish the existence or non-existence of God. However, he recognized that the act of believing or ...

SBS (blog)

SBS (blog)
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 21:56:12 -0700

It resembles a futurist version of Pascal's Wager. One day, LessWrong user Roko postulated a thought experiment: What if, in the future, a somewhat malevolent AI were to come about and punish those who did not do its bidding? What if there were a way ...
Westword (blog)
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 14:03:18 -0700

Talk about hitting a nerve: Hundreds of people have commented so far on our post about Shooters Grill, a Rifle eatery whose waitresses are armed. The passions run high on both sides of the issue. Here's an example from someone who probably won't be ...


Fri, 04 Jul 2014 09:40:25 -0700

This brings to me Pascal's wager. “If God exists (and Christianity is true) and you choose not to believe, then you lose everything. But, if God exists (and Christianity is true) and you choose to believe, then you gain everything.” I do not believe it ...
Business 2 Community
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:26:35 -0700

I take a more conservative approach (a la Pascal's Wager) in recommending the use of authorship. Do we know for sure that using Google's authorship function will help? Not entirely, but it's highly likely. Do we know it will harm? No, there's really no ...

Daily Life

Daily Life
Sun, 06 Jul 2014 08:06:45 -0700

"Literally, families will move to a better school district or prep their kids – and I did this – to get into a 'magnet school', or they'll shell out a lot of money for their kids to go to private school, but I really believe it's like Pascal's wager ...

Business Insider Australia

Business Insider Australia
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 09:04:46 -0700

Pascal's work on the basics of probability represented the beginning of our ability to understand chance and risk in a mathematical way. Pascal's work on probability, and his late in life religious revelations, lead to him coming up with Pascal's Wager ...

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