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21-08-2015, 10:48 PM
Create Your Own Unfalsifiable Belief Game
It’s easy to create your own unfalsifiable belief (a Garage Dragon if you will Big Grin ). Just follow these steps:

1. Express a belief
2. Someone proposes a way in which the belief can be tested
3. Add or change an attribute of the belief to render the proposed test invalid, and return to step 2

I’ll start...

An all-powerful, non-temporal, invisible, supreme being created the universe and loves me but only if I believe in it without proof.

Oh, wait Consider

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21-08-2015, 11:34 PM (This post was last modified: 21-08-2015 11:53 PM by pablo.)
RE: Create Your Own Unfalsifiable Belief Game
(21-08-2015 10:48 PM)Full Circle Wrote:  It’s easy to create your own unfalsifiable belief (a Garage Dragon if you will Big Grin ). Just follow these steps:

1. Express a belief
2. Someone proposes a way in which the belief can be tested
3. Add or change an attribute of the belief to render the proposed test invalid, and return to step 2

I’ll start...

An all-powerful, non-temporal, invisible, supreme being created the universe and loves me but only if I believe in it without proof.

Oh, wait Consider

They don't call him Full Circle for nuthin' folks! Tongue
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22-08-2015, 12:24 AM
RE: Create Your Own Unfalsifiable Belief Game
I already played that game, and beat it. Big Grin

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22-08-2015, 12:41 AM
Create Your Own Unfalsifiable Belief Game
(21-08-2015 10:48 PM)Full Circle Wrote:  I’ll start...

An all-powerful, non-temporal, invisible, supreme being created the universe and loves me but only if I believe in it without proof.

That's already been done. Pick something original.
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22-08-2015, 01:34 AM
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Angels live amongst us and follow us around everywhere we go making or stopping things from happening, but any means of detection pushes them away like a repulsive force and stops them from changing our lives.

There is an alien population where each and every member can communicate telepathically with a corresponding human being on our planet. We think it is our subconscious talking but actually we're each receiving different telepathic thoughts that change how our brains work.
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22-08-2015, 07:20 AM
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I am invisible and undetectable when nobody and nothing is observing me besides me and my dog.
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22-08-2015, 08:25 AM
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Shapeshifting flesh-eating reptiloid aliens secretly control everything.

Wait, that's the truth. Uhm...

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22-08-2015, 09:20 AM
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Ooh, I have one.

For all we know, there could be life on distant planets in our universe, perhaps even intelligent life capable of space travel.

Oh, wait, Free and thebeardeddude already disproved that. We can safely say that the only life in our universe exists here on earth.

(22-08-2015 07:29 AM)TheBeardedDude Wrote:  " I don't have proof that alien spacecraft exist, therefore, this is proof that alien spacecraft don't exist."


That IS the conclusion reached.

(20-08-2015 08:47 AM)Free Wrote:  You don't seem to understand that for a claim to be possible, it must be falsifiable.
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22-08-2015, 09:55 AM
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(22-08-2015 09:20 AM)Matt Finney Wrote:  Ooh, I have one.

For all we know, there could be life on distant planets in our universe, perhaps even intelligent life capable of space travel.

Detectable.

Not a garage dragon.

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22-08-2015, 10:40 AM
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(21-08-2015 10:48 PM)Full Circle Wrote:  It’s easy to create your own unfalsifiable belief (a Garage Dragon if you will Big Grin ). Just follow these steps:

1. Express a belief
2. Someone proposes a way in which the belief can be tested
3. Add or change an attribute of the belief to render the proposed test invalid, and return to step 2

I’ll start...

An all-powerful, non-temporal, invisible, supreme being created the universe and loves me but only if I believe in it without proof.

Oh, wait Consider

It's been done...to death. Undecided

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