Pascal's Wager

posted May 17, 2010, 1:18 AM by Professor Katz   [ updated May 21, 2010, 3:44 AM ]
Some of you might have been convinced by Pascal's Wager:
Calvin and Hobbes (the cartoon characters, not the philosophers) put the issue more succinctly:

If you feel belief coming on, read a more comprehensive article on the subject: Alan Hajek, 'Pascal's Wager', Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: