Suck it, Pascal!

For such a brilliant man who made very significant contributions to the world of applied mathematics with his projective geometry and probability theory, Pascal sure messed things up with his famous wager, arguing that it is better to believe in the existence of God than not to believe. One of the major problems, of course, is that Pascal assumed a very specific characterization of an ultimately arbitrary God for whose existence there is no more evidence than for any other deity.

In this funny video, Edward Current shows us some of the implications that follow as a result of taking the wager seriously.



Just in case, I'm going to go sacrifice a goat too...

And of course, there's always the probability that if god does exist, it may not want you to believe in it... thanks for nothing, Pascal!
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