[LMB] Religion question

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Tue Jul 13 23:27:02 BST 2021



> On Jul 13, 2021, at 3:35 PM, Joel Polowin <jpolowin at hotmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Pascal's Wager -- that one should believe in
> God because that might lead to a reward, if God exists, whereas not
> believing in God is a no-win option -- collides with my fundamental
> bias that one should believe in things if and only if there's reason to
> think that they are true. 

Another problem is whether someone else’s definition of eternal life is one I’d like.   Different religions have different descriptions of what paradise (and hell) are like.   Sometimes the safe option is staying dead.

Merging with the 5 gods is one of the less risky choices.


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