[ExI] Belief in maths
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Wed Jul 7 08:00:23 UTC 2010
darren shawn greer <dgreer_68 at hotmail.com> opined:
> It is such an important discussion, for secular humanists
> and religious humanists are constantly having this argument.
> "Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence" and "It
> most certainly is!" I think every person has to make this
> decision for themselves
I strongly disagree.
The truth of the statement "Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence" is not a matter of opinion. It's a logical fact. If a person decides it's not true, they're discarding logic altogether, and simply can't be argued with.
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