[extropy-chat] Putting God to the Test

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Wed Apr 25 05:32:30 UTC 2007

On Tue, Apr 24, 2007 at 10:45:23PM -0500, Damien Broderick wrote:

> Faith is belief without evidence? Sir, you are talking to
> an eyewitness. I am a Christian because I had a religious
> experience, and saw the divinity face to face, and lived.
> I am not relying on anyone's testimony but the testimony of my
> own experience.

Heh. It's quite easy to see divinity face to face -- all it
takes is a small handful of psilocybe mushrooms. Quite reproducible,
> I am deluged with evidence. It is only Ten O' Clock, and I
> have prayed twice this morning, and been answered within minutes
> each time, a thing that simply could not happen in a mechanistic
> universe.

I suppose if this was to happen to me I would let my EEG checked
for temporal lobe epilepsy first.

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