Posted on Mar 30, 2009 by Tom Gilson
Carl Sagan famously said that extraordinary claims demand extraordinary evidence. In this he was popularizing a Humean rule of evidence…. Unbelievers invoke this maxim because they think it undercuts the Christian faith…. Let’s grant, for the sake of argument, that this is a sound maxim. The problem with this maxim is that it cuts both ways.
Hat Tip: Mark Olson