Religion is another way of knowing

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The first question to raise is "Knowing what?".
 
The first question to raise is "Knowing what?".
according to the biblical knowledge - not much... a few things claimed to be known by the bible include: saying that pi = 3 (see [[Biblical value of pi]]), The earth is flat, The earth is "held up" and talking snakes used to do more than just slither.
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According to biblical knowledge - not much... a few things claimed to be known by the bible include: saying that pi = 3 (see [[Biblical value of pi]]), the Earth is flat, the Earth is "held up" and talking snakes used to do more than just slither.
  
This argument is claiming the [[God of the gaps]] argument is true, and that they know that it is true.
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This argument claims the [[God of the gaps]] argument is true, and that they know that it is true.
 
The argument is a God of the gaps argument because they say that god did everything, and they know it.
 
The argument is a God of the gaps argument because they say that god did everything, and they know it.
 
This is odd as it is commonly raised that you can't know everything by both sides.
 
This is odd as it is commonly raised that you can't know everything by both sides.

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Stating "religion is another way of knowing" is an appeal to an egalitarian impulse for equity. It constitutes an argument by pathos. It also constitutes a support of relativism.

The first question to raise is "Knowing what?". According to biblical knowledge - not much... a few things claimed to be known by the bible include: saying that pi = 3 (see Biblical value of pi), the Earth is flat, the Earth is "held up" and talking snakes used to do more than just slither.

This argument claims the God of the gaps argument is true, and that they know that it is true. The argument is a God of the gaps argument because they say that god did everything, and they know it. This is odd as it is commonly raised that you can't know everything by both sides.

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