Re: virus: Pascal's wager

David McFadzean (
Thu, 09 Oct 1997 09:32:24 -0600

At 07:42 AM 10/9/97 CST+6CDT, chardin wrote:

>> If Pascal's Wager is valid and I claim to be God, you should worship
>> me for the same reasons. If I am God you have much to gain, but if
>> I'm not, you have little to lose. See?
>I do see, but you have to give me credible reasons for being who you
>say you are. Christ asked the question and still asks: "Who do you

Exactly. That's why Pascal's wager is not valid.

>say I am? I think we can say he was either who he claimed to be:
>God in the flesh, or 2) a madman 3) a liar and a charlatan. I am
>not offended by anyone who chooses any of the three.

What about

4) a well-meaning Jew misquoted for political reasons
5) a fictional character like King Arthur, perhaps based on a real person,
but so far removed by myths that he bares little resemblance to the
6) ?

David McFadzean       
Memetic Engineer      
Church of Virus