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Would seeing the stars spell out a sentence justify belief in a designer?

There's no way to truly prove or disprove the existence of an all-powerful deity acting behind the scenes simply by observing the scenes themselves, so to speak. Unless you can "peek behind the ...
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Would seeing the stars spell out a sentence justify belief in a designer?

One way framework I havn't yet seen this discussed in (at least formally) above is formal statisitcs. When we you say Intuitively, and instinctively, the answer to me seems yes what you are really ...
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Would seeing the stars spell out a sentence justify belief in a designer?

The answers here reinforce the point of the Quine-Duhem thesis. All theories are underconstrained by observation. What this means is all advocates of a theory are able to find patches to rationalize ...
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Would seeing the stars spell out a sentence justify belief in a designer?

Intuitively, and instinctively, the answer to me seems yes. Why? First, in which language and writing system? Why would a hypothetical creator use that, specifically? Two, how clearly? Humans have ...
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Would seeing the stars spell out a sentence justify belief in a designer?

If we saw such a thing, we could conclude nothing at all. The exact location of stars and galaxies are for all means and purposes a random process, there is a non-zero possibility to find any ...
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Would seeing the stars spell out a sentence justify belief in a designer?

If you follow Dawkins, then God is a delusion, i.e. it is objectively false. In that case no level of evidence will convince you otherwise, and it is more likely that you will think it is an optical ...
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Would seeing the stars spell out a sentence justify belief in a designer?

The infinite monkey theorem states that a monkey hitting keys at random on a typewriter keyboard for an infinite amount of time will almost surely type any given text, including the complete works of ...
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Would seeing the stars spell out a sentence justify belief in a designer?

The stars have spoken since time immemorial. Better and better we understand what they say: Not “God exists", but “Science is working.” Celestial mechanics, Bethe-Weizsäcker cycle, stellar ...
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Would seeing the stars spell out a sentence justify belief in a designer?

Ultimately, for a person of faith, what makes something a miracle isn't if it's rare, or inexplicable, or awe-inspiring, or impossible. It's that you see the hand of God in it, and that's more a ...
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Would seeing the stars spell out a sentence justify belief in a designer?

let’s assume that you could somehow know that a) this isn’t a hallucination and b) humans could not have designed this (after all, they’re stars) and c) no intelligent, physical life form that could ...
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Would seeing the stars spell out a sentence justify belief in a designer?

Would seeing the stars spell out a sentence justify a designer? First, we need to rephrase the basic idea. For example: Suppose someone looking at the sky tonight realises that the constellations ...
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Would seeing the stars spell out a sentence justify belief in a designer?

I think that this has some room for questioning, like how clear the selling of "god is real" Does it look like connects the dots or is it in the sense very clearly spelled out if it isn't ...
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Would seeing the stars spell out a sentence justify belief in a designer?

I have good news. If you look at the Hubble deep field pictures here https://science.nasa.gov/mission/hubble/science/universe-uncovered/hubble-deep-fields/ I am sure you can pick out come subset of ...
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Would seeing the stars spell out a sentence justify belief in a designer?

Would this be enough to conclude that a supernatural being designed this? That would not be enough for me to conclude that a supernatural cause was behind it. The big hurdle there is I do not know if ...
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Would seeing the stars spell out a sentence justify belief in a designer?

If such an event is possible where stars spell out “God is real” then it would collapse our understanding of the theories of how the world works or how the universe works. It will initiate a new wave ...
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