[LMB] OT: Afterlife

WalterStuartBushell proto at panix.com
Mon Nov 2 14:28:42 GMT 2020



> On Nov 2, 2020, at 9:04 AM, Matthew George <matt.msg at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> We can set up as many observations of chimneys and Christmas trees as you
> like.  Technically, our non-observation of Santa says nothing about Santa
> appearing where we did not look.  But both Induction and Bayesian Reasoning
> would very strongly support the conclusion that there is no such being.
> 
> And remember:  by your reasoning, no amount of 'miraculous' events
> constitute proof that they aren't being faked.  In fact, there can be no
> evidence of any kind for anything.
> 
> Maybe, just maybe, you ought to rethink your arguments?
> -- 
> 

“Any sufficiently advanced technology is  undistinguishable from magic.”

If you define a fertilized tiger egg as a tiger, then their could be a tiger in
your freezing compartment.


— 
“That which doesn’t make us stronger kills us.”




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