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← An atheist plays God's advocate

Sargeist's Avatar Jump to comment 9 by Sargeist

Hmmm, but if you say "there are microscopic scraps of food on the plate", and then end up unable to demonstrate this (for whatever reason), you might just say "well, you can't prove a positive." Which doesn't get us very far! As a get out clause, you could say that I am asking you to to prove that there is not an empty plate, which could be viewed as another "proving the negative" case.

Sat, 09 Aug 2008 13:47:00 UTC | #215268