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David Hume quote by underground
April 4, 2008, 2:43 pm
Filed under: Philosophy, Quotes | Tags: , , , ,

There is something about this line that I love. It seems complex yet simple in the way it argues such a fascinating thought.

David Hume on miracles, in his Enquiry concerning human understanding, in 1748:

“No testimony is sufficient to establish a miracle, unless the testimony be of such a kind that its falsehood would be more miraculous than the fact it endeavours to establish.”

Brilliant.

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