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Recently I have seen in more than one forum the proposal that God (any and
every God) as an existent being is an unfalsifiable proposition, even in
principle.In response to that I want to offer three defeaters to this proposal:

1. Philosophical Naturalism.
2. A scientific theory of everything.
3. Sound atheological arguments.

The proposition that God, as an existent being, is a unfalsifiable proposition,
even in principle is false because God, as an existent can, in principle be
falsified

IF philosophical naturalism were shown to be true or probably true.
IF a scientific theory of everything was established as true or probably
true.
IF any deductively sound or inductively strong atheological was established
as true or probably true.

4. If 1-3 were shown t be true in some combination of each other or taken
all together.

Philosophical naturalism, if true or probably true, would admit of no gods
or supernatural events.
A scientific theory of everything would establish a natural explanation for
everything in the universe, including a natural explanation for its
existence or coming into being therefore leaving no place for god on any
meaningful definition
A deductively sound or inductively strong atheological argument against God
would prove with certainty or too a high degree of probability that God does
not exist.

Given these facts I conclude that God, as an existent being, is a
falsifiable proposition.

Comments Welcomed
Matt

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Comments on: "God – a Falsifiable Proposition" (1)

  1. Maybe you could provide an example of your theory here, by falsifying any of the other ‘improbable’ propositions that exist in the world. For example “Santa Claus”, Fairies, “Easter Bunny” or any of the Gods past and present.

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