On 2001-12-01 07:18, NubiWan wrote:
I made the quote that God was not an observable phenomenon. Theism (God belief) is a philosiphy and, therefore, not a directly observable phenomenon. Attributing a phenomenon to a supreme being requires scientific proof.
Not so certain of that in the first part, and the last part just isn't true. Theism is not a philosophy, it is a religion. What if we were to change the word "observable" to "perceivable?" There are absolutely no restrictions on any assertion me may choose to make. You, in order to accept an assertion, may require scientific proof, not all do. But me being me, won't be confused by facts, and will continue to know
, that me is right. And as you must know, acceptance of a 'supreme being,' requires faith in the absence of scientific proof.