Design Argument

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Dawkins
Purpose coloured spectacles
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Hume
It argues from what we know to that which we are ignorant
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John Stuart Mill
How would an omni-benevolent and omni-potent God create a cat that plays with mice
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Epicurus
Even in a chaotic universe order will eventually exist. Given all the possible combinations it is likely that one would produce us
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Peter Vardy
the perception of beauty is simply the result of cultural conditioning
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Paley
suppose i found a watch upon the ground, I should hardly think the watch might have always been there
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Aquinas
everything in nature is guided towards its goal by someone with understanding, we call this God
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Tennant
beauty seems to be superfluous and to have little survival value
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Ockham
entities should not be multiplied needlessly
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