Tag Archives: Pascal’s Wager; prudent belief in God

Really, Mr. Blaise Pascal, YOU CAN’T BE SERIOUS!

According to Pascal’s wager, believe and you risk nothing but stand to gain everything; disbelieve and you risk everything and stand to gain nothing. . . A number of critics have shown that there are a number of problems with Pascal’s argument, The main one is simply that nobody, including respected theologians, knows what fate awaits any human in the afterlife, supposing it even makes rational sense to speak of the ‘afterlife.’