Pascal's wager

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Pascal's wager aims to show what?
Why we should believe in God
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It works by displaying the wager as a form of
Insurance
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"If we believe we have nothing to lose" true or false?
True
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The wager has been criticized for a lack of consideration of other gods true or false
True
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If an atheist decides to follow the wager and believe, what does Pascal say they should do
Carry out religious behaviours e.g. going to church
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The wager suggests that by believing, what happens?
You get to experience the benefits of it e.g. eternal godness
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If you believe and there is no God, what happens?
Nothing
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If you decide not to believe and there is a God, what happens?
You suffer the consequences
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It works by displaying the wager as a form of

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Insurance

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"If we believe we have nothing to lose" true or false?

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The wager has been criticized for a lack of consideration of other gods true or false

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Card 5

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If an atheist decides to follow the wager and believe, what does Pascal say they should do

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