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Can you ever prove something to be true through logic rather than evidence?


I see a lot of people trying to use logical arguments to try to prove something is true. A logically sound argument is logically sound. It doesn't mean that the argument is true. Can logic ever be used in its own to prove something is true? Or is logic just an excuse for when there is no evidence?

 

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    Julie McFarland (JMcFarland) 3 years ago

    Me personally, no. But when I talk with theists and they talk about proof, they start trying to prove it through logic rather than evidence all the time.


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    Julie McFarland (JMcFarland) 3 years ago

    I completely agree, which is partially why I wonder why it is used so much when trying to prove a concept so potentially important such as a god.