1. What was the 'anthropic principle'?
- such conditions (in reply to evolution) cannot be down to chance
- beauty is existing around the world which cannot be due to natural selection
- if the world was due to chance and natural selection then why are there still malfunctions in human life
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2. What was the issue of using Paley's watch analogy with God?
- We cannot use language to describe God so we cannot describe him with something we can describe
- Watches are the effects of evolution, over millions of years people were unable to create such, and as skills passed it was learnt and so is not applicable with God
- If you do not believe elements of the analogy are comparable, you cannot argue that the causes are similar and the analogy would not work
- Effectively, God created watches
3. Mills argument took the basis of that if the world is designed by a loving God?.. (finish sentence)
- why are there imperfections in the world?
- why is nature so cruel?
- why does God not reveal himself?
4. Who argued that the world was one of chance and natural selection
5. Hume argues further that, if a house and universe are similar, just as we'd blame the builder for a faulty house can we blame a faulty designer.. why does Paley disagree?
- the issue was whether the universe showed design and not quality concerning the design
- a builder cannot be forever responsible for problems as time creates problems, the world began perfect
- Paley did not dispute this argument, Flew did
- this argument would be inconsistent with his rejection of analogy