Re: It is more reasonable....
Doktor S wrote:
It is more reasonable to believe there is a man hiding in the bushes outside your house than to believe in a deity
Can't argue with the facts, it would be fun to try though, so I might on that basis, if you don't mind? I might start by asking you if a watch implies a watch maker.
I would have to say the distinction is in our experience and knowledge of watchmakers and watchmaking.
Anyway..wow..William Paley's argument to design
.... an oldie but a..well..it's an oldie all right.
That argument fails off the blocks, as that the universe exists does not imply a designer, there are no other 'universes' with which to compare, and it rests on an argument for biological complexity that is undermined by darwins natural selection.
Also, ireducable complexity has been utterly smashed by the scientific community at large.