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Discussion 4 to Meditation 605
I included an axiom that contradictions are acceptable

by:Will Petillo

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I think you may have missed the point of my first "proof."  Basically, if one includes in one's list of axioms that contradictions are acceptable then one can use that system to prove anything.  Stated mathematically (and this has been proven): if P and not P, Q.  If one wishes to take the Bible literally, for reasons explained elsewhere on this site in various places, it will be necessary for that person to have a logical system that allows for contradictions and given such a system that person can truthfully say that the Bible is irrefutable.  Of course, to actually believe in contradictions is so absurdly counterintuitive that most literal believers prefer to go through mental gymnastics to show that there are no contradictions in the Bible. 

My intention in the first "proof," however, was not to make a convincing argument, only to make a valid one.  My second "proof" is the reverse--i.e. attempting to be convincing without necessarily being valid--but, surprisingly, no one has picked it apart yet.