Religious Language and Experience

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What two reasons are given which makes Religious Language hard to understand?
Our language is incapable of describing God effectively and we don't have any proof to support Religious statements
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Who created the Verification principle?
The vienna circle - mathmeticians/philosophers/psychologists/sociologists
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What does the Verification Principle say?
Religious Language is only meaningful if it's a tautology OR is empirically verfiable
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Give an example of a Tautology and something empirically verifiable
Tautology - a triangle has 4 side... Emperically verifiable - I am wearing a green jumper today
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What is logical positivism?
the belief that reasoning is based on knowledge and logic, which the Vienna Circle believed in
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Who argued that strong and weak verification exists?
AJ AYER
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