Ideas from 'Natural Theology' by William Paley [1802], by Theme Structure

[found in 'The Existence of God' (ed/tr Hick,John) [Macmillan 1964,0-02-085450-1]].

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28. God / D. Proofs of Evidence / 2. Teleological Proof
The world must have a designer, just as a watch does (with its obvious order and purpose)
Design is obvious in a machine even if it is badly made or its function is baffling