Single Idea 6965

[catalogued under 28. God / B. Proving God / 3. Proofs of Evidence / c. Teleological Proof critique]

Full Idea

Many worlds might have been botched and bungled, throughout an eternity, ere this system was struck out.


'Struck out' means created

Gist of Idea

The universe may be the result of trial-and-error


David Hume (Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion [1751], Part 5)

Book Reference

Hume,David: 'Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion' [Penguin], p.77