Philosophy - Miracles

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What is a miracle?
An event which breaks the laws of nature
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What do buddhists believe?
That humans do miracles as they dont believe in a God. Incomplete knowledge.
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What do christians believe?
That god works in the world, Jesus was a form of God and showed gods love and power(walking on water, healing sick, raising the dead)
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What do muslims believe?
Only Allah can do miracles through individuals, e.g. living Quaran sent by Allah
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Evidence for miracles?
Scripture, history, tradition, personal experience
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What can people experience that could be a miracle?
Cured of a terminal illness
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What was seen that could be a miracle?
Ganesha drinking milk on tv
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How are founders evidence for a miracle?
They were seen and recorded
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What are the problems to do with miracles?
Mind over matter, they make god seem unfair(9/11), god is transcendent, theyre things that science cant yet explain
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Who was Hume?
A philosopher and sceptic who was against miracles
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What did he believe about miracles?
There isnt enough evidence, witnesses were unreliable as they want it to happen so badly that it does or they are biased, witnesses are uneduacated or primitive so have no scientific knowledge, religions contradict
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How do roman catholics ensure miracles are correct?
They interview ALL of the witnesses
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