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Old 19th November 2017, 07:24 AM
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The funny thing about the assertion that intelligence is required to beget intelligence is that it leads one straight into the kind of infinite regress that makes apologists' heads explode, and for which the entire class of 'prime mover' arguments were erected to defeat.

This is among the worst of the cognitive dissonances faced by apologists who erect asinine arguments without understanding them.

Incidentally, Danny, you up for a Skype chat sometime soon? I have most of the day available tomorrow.
They try and get around it by asserting that there is an uncreated creator. Which of course runs them straight into another brick wall. They tend to think that they can do some sort of magic hand wave to make all of their claims work.
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Old 19th November 2017, 07:55 AM
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Indeed. It's classic special pleading. If the intelligent creator is uncreated, the intelligence isn't required to beget intelligence. It's turtles all the way down.

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