Then Jesus said to those Jews who believed Him, “If you abide in My word, you are My disciples indeed. And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.”(John 8:31-32) NKJV
If we’re supposed to accept the hypothesis with the fewest assumptions, lets compare how many assumptions have been made in the popular science paradigm (SciPop) vs. Matty’s Paradigm.
SciPop has a set of axioms which make up it’s theoretical foundation. They’re axioms because they’ve been accepted by peer review, not because they’re self-evident. They’re all theoretical, and they all require other assumptions.
The Axioms of Popular Science (SciPop)
|1||There’s a causal relationship between space-time and gravity||Isaiah 48:13|
|2||Earth orbits the sun||Ecclesiastes 1:5|
|3||Stars are distant suns and galaxies||1 Corinthians 15:40-41|
|4||Nuclear decay has always been constant||Deuteronomy 32:22|
|5||Humanity is a product of of biological evolution||Romans 5:12|
That’s 5 assumptions necessary to construct the paradigm but, technically speaking, each one is a vast construct of other assumptions as we’ll see in the next post. It’s a system of inductive, reductive circular reasoning where each premise (assumption) is used as evidence for itself. It’s a house of cards.
In contrast Matty’s Paradigm begins with one simple premise (assumption) which is a principle which has been deduced from axioms which are self-evidently true.
God can’t lie and the Bible is true.Principia Mattymatica – Principle I
The Premise of Matty’s Paradigm
- God cannot lie.
Go ahead, Occam’s razor that.