The plausibility-culpability connection

Often, when theists are confronted with logic, knowledge or experiences that seem incompatible with their beliefs, they invoke God’s transcendence of human logic, knowledge and experiences.  But if there is such a god, and he wants humans to believe a certain thing, he must understand that the less that thing aligns with human logic, knowledge and experiences, the less reasonable it is to expect humans to believe it — thus, the less culpable humans are in rejecting it.

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Posted on March 24, 2012, in Arguments for theism, Christian truisms, Logic. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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