April 17

Matty’s Constant

For I neither received it of man, neither was I taught it, but by the revelation of Jesus Christ.

(Galatians 1:12) KJV

No one has ever weighed the sun or the planets. The values that we use for their mass are derived from the A priori assumption of either Heliocentricity or Geocentrosphericity.

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Matty’s Razor

For I did not receive it from any man, nor was I taught it, but I received it through a revelation of Jesus Christ.

(Galatians 1:12) ESV

The idea that evidence is neutral and we all have access to it is known as Matty’s Razor. Evidence doesn’t lead to a conclusion, it just is. How we interpret evidence is determined by what we believe. It’s called cognitive bias.

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