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Author Topic:   The Kalam cosmological argument
Dr Jack
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Message 7 of 177 (574366)
08-15-2010 2:09 PM
Reply to: Message 1 by Deleted
08-13-2010 5:47 AM


Syllogism 2
Premise 1: The universe has started
Premise 2: Everything that happens/starts has a cause.
Conclusion : The universe has a cause (to excist/what started it)

1. This is the fallacy of composition, your conclusion does not follow from your premises
2. Premise 2 appears to be false anyway (q.v. Quantum Mechanics)


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