Hume’s Guillotine

Just got the DVD “Science and the God question”. 

Apparently David Hume says “It is impossible to go from an is to an ought”. Wiki says this is called “Hume’s Guillotine”. We cannot deduce how the world ought to be from how the world actually is. Me – There must therefore be some foundational source of “oughts” just as there needs to be a source of material reality because you can’t get form one to the other.

We need to ask the school boy question “Who says so?”

Dostoevsky in brothers Kermashan “if God does not exists them everything is permissible”

“I wouldn’t think the Christian faith even worth thinking about if it wasn’t substantiated by evidence”. Lennox

 

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