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Robert Maynard's Avatar Jump to comment 3 by Robert Maynard

Mind Rebel.. seriously..
The existence of god or gods is a non-disprovable hypothesis. It is literally impossible to conclusively prove that a god does not exist. We can reduce the probability of its existence by explaining things we have attributed to divine intelligence by way of natural processes (which is what a large part of this interview is about), and reduce the question of a creators existence to an irrelevant proposition, but it is ultimately non-disprovable.
Where you got the idea that philosophers proved the non-existence of any deity, hundreds of years ago no less, I cannot fathom, and I can only assume you're mistaken (or simply putting too much stock in the abilities of 18th century philosophers)

Which philosophers are you talking about?

Sun, 04 Mar 2007 20:53:00 UTC | #21898