Design Argument Quotes

Just quick-fire quotes for the teleological argument to make answers stand out.

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  • Created on: 12-05-15 14:17
Cicero
'what could be more clear or obvious when we look up to the sky and contemplate the heavens, than there is some divinity or intelligence'
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Socrates
'with such signs of forethought in the design of living creatures, can you doubt they are the work of choice or design?'
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Psalm 19
'the heavens tell out the glory of God, the vault of heaven reveals his handiwork'
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David Ford
'beauty is the lost thought of theology'
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Aquinas
'something causes in all other things their being, their goodness, perfections... and this is what we call god'
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Kant
'This proof always deserves to be mentioned with respect. It is the oldest, clearest and most accordant with the common reason of mankind'
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Richard Dawkins
'Natural selection has... no vision, no foresight, no sight at all. If it can be said to play the role of the watchmaker in nature, it is a blind watchmaker'
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'with such signs of forethought in the design of living creatures, can you doubt they are the work of choice or design?'

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Socrates

Card 3

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'the heavens tell out the glory of God, the vault of heaven reveals his handiwork'

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Card 4

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'beauty is the lost thought of theology'

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Card 5

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'something causes in all other things their being, their goodness, perfections... and this is what we call god'

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