Pascal’s Wager

There’s a famous thought experiment that says it’s better to believe in God than not believe, because if you believe and are wrong you don’t lose anything, but if you don’t believe and you are wrong, the consequences could be terrible. Can you see a problem with this kind of thinking?

Remembering Jonathan Swift

Jonathan Swift — ‘You cannot reason a person out of a position he did not reason himself into in the first place.’

Swift made a good point, but do you think people can be de-programmed from indoctrination and brainwashing?