Re: Did Albert Einstein believe in God?

MikeRose (
Tue, 22 Apr 1997 20:39:29 -0400 (EDT)

On Tue, 22 Apr 1997, Anders Sandberg wrote:

> > Could someone comment on the above and give the scientific viewpoint on
> > God, a metaphysical soul etc.
> Actually, this is simple: from a strictly scientific viewpoint God is an
> unsupported hypothesis which does not appear to be falsifiable or
> possible to test in any way. There are of course some scientists
> who think the God hypothesis is true.

There are of course God believers who believe that scientific hypothesis
are unsupported and do not appear to be falsifiable or possible to test in
anyway - except within the self-created world of science.

I don't believe in God or science. (Or anything, actually)

Both work, and are useful, but that is all they are, useful constructions.

Anyone who believes science (or God) is real, is just confusing the menu
with the meal.

Science isn't verifiable except within its own game. The same is true of
God. You can't use one to prove or disprove the other - they have both
been hermetically sealed for dogmatic freshness and self-preservation.

We are all playing language games, we are all magicians.



Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law,
For we are the stuff that dreams are made of.

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