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What Questions Should I Ask Someone Who Claims He Only Believes in Things He Can See?

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What Questions Should I Ask Someone Who Claims He Only Believes in Things He Can See?

December 18, 2023
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Questions about what to ask a strict empiricist who claims he only believes in things he can see, the purpose behind God making people with senses that can’t find him, and thoughts on whether a particular way of introducing the topic of objective truth is adequate.

* What questions should I ask someone who claims he only believes in things he can see?

* What is the purpose behind God making animals and people with senses that can’t find him?

* Does my way of introducing the topic of objective truth encompass the main idea enough?

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