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Author Topic:   Methodological Naturalism is fallacious
Dr Adequate
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Message 10 of 50 (514487)
07-08-2009 5:55 AM
Reply to: Message 1 by mike the wiz
07-07-2009 6:40 AM

If I insist that a ferrari is designed, and have a theory that it is designed by itself, somehow, and I don't include a designer, strictly - then I must come to a conclusion that is natural - yes.

So you must come to a natural conclusion, about something which might not have been naturally created, LOGICALLY.

You seem not to know what methodological naturalism is.

Obviously, every methodological naturalist would agree that a Ferrari has designers.

On the other hand, a methodological naturalist would be committed to trying to understand how a Ferrari came into being without breaking the laws of nature.

And of course, the methodological naturalist would be right. No miracles were involved in the production of a Ferrari.

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Message 24 of 50 (517807)
08-02-2009 5:18 PM
Reply to: Message 23 by mike the wiz
08-02-2009 5:12 PM

FStDT ...

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