To the Chief Musician. Set to “Mahalath.” A Contemplation of David. The fool has said in his heart, “There is no God.” They are corrupt, and have done abominable iniquity; There is none who does good.(Psalms 53:1) NKJV
Rather than demonstrating that “science” is based on evidence whereas faith isn’t, Christopher Hitchens showed, ironically, that he didn’t understand what evidence is or how it’s used.
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And in hell he lift up his eyes, being in torments, and seeth Abraham afar off, and Lazarus in his bosom.(Luke 16:23) KJV
Despite the fact that popular science (SciPop) appears to have a compelling rationale for why hell isn’t at the center of the Earth, it’s very easy to demonstrate the weaknesses of this rationale.
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Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil; Who put darkness for light, and light for darkness; Who put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!(Isaiah 5:20) NKJV
Hitchens’s razor works by assuming that secondary sources of evidence, vetted and approved by peer review to be compliant with the popular science narrative (SciPop), are primary sources of evidence.
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You shall have honest scales, an honest ephah, and an honest bath.(Ezekiel 45:10) NKJV
Hitchens’s razor demonstrates a failure to understand what evidence is and how it’s used. Try Matty’s razor: we all have exactly the same evidence. What we believe it’s evidence of is determined by our choice of paradigm.
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Pride goes before destruction, And a haughty spirit before a fall.(Proverbs 16:18 ) NKJV
Hitchens’s razor is one of the most popular atheist deities. It’s the intellectual equivalent of putting your thumbs in your ears and wiggling your fingers while sticking your tongue out.
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