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Death by a Thousand Qualifications

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Colton Bell

on 6 February 2014

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Transcript of Death by a Thousand Qualifications

Parable of the Invisible Gardener
God died the Death of a Thousand Qualifications
A fallacy within the fallacy
When a statement has so many amendments to it that the original statement is deemed meaningless.
There must be a gardener tending to the plants
If the gardener can not be seen, touched, heard, or smelled, is there even a gardener at all?
God is real and he loves us like a father would.
If horrible things happen to people everyday, then how do we know that God really loves us, or that he is even real?
When the skeptic tries to disprove the original statement of the believer, on the basis of death by a thousand qualifications, they use another fallacy called composition/division.
The problem:
Assuming that what's true about one part of something has to be applied to all, or other, parts of it.
Invisible Gardner:
Death by a Thousand Qualifications
Making the assumption that god doesn't exist based on the assumption that god doesn't love us because terrible things happen all the time.
The End
"Flew: Deaths by a Thousand Qualifications” UNC. n.d. Web. Feb. 6, 2014
"Theology and Falsification”. Stephen Jay Gould. n.d. Web. Feb. 6, 2014
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