Richard Carrier – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Richard Carrier has one of the best, most moving answers to Pascal’s Wager type of questions. I just have to give him a thumbs up for sharing this line of thought, which struck a chord with my own sentiments. See the dialogue below:

Question: “Let me give you a scenario. You’re dead. […] And you find yourself in hell, and you’re being roasted on a pit. […] Don’t you wish you would’ve believed? It would’ve been so easy just to believe.”

Richard Carrier: “Well, no, because it wouldn’t really be any better. If I had to sit in heaven forever knowing that there are these people — millions and millions and, probably, billions of people — suffering these eternal horrible torments, and there was nothing I could ever do for them…that to me would be hell.”

– interview excerpt from The God Who Wasn’t There documentary



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