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← Untrue Reason -- re Naturalism

mmurray's Avatar Jump to comment 8 by mmurray

If Naturalism were true, we would expect all effects to have natural causes.

We don't know that all effects have causes, natural or otherwise. It seems that way on our normal size scale, but not so at the quantum scale. There may be other special cases. We would have to have complete knowledge of the entire Universe to rule that out. Mr. Wood is trying to work his way to:

When are they going to learn that the days of making philosophical comment about the natural world without understanding it are over. He might as well declare that it is impossible for a heavier than air machine to fly because it is heavier than air.


Wed, 21 Mar 2012 02:40:42 UTC | #929167