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your logical fallacy is

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Rigil Kent
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« Reply #15 on: May 08, 2012, 07:58:08 AM »

This website lists six fallacies associated with Pascal's Wager

HEY YOU'VE BEEN PEEKING! Kidding - that is a nice summary, thanks.

Conceptually the wager uses a punishment vs. reward argument,

For sure. I think Pascal would have been better off if he merged his Wager with his Law:

Given enough talk of Hell fire, the pressure to believe in God is transmitted undiminished through an enclosed population of individuals, and to its boundaries.

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