Antony Flew Quotes


Flew concluded that research into DNA had 'shown by the almost unbelievable complexity of the arrangements which are needed to produce life that intelligence must have been involved'.

The Koran calls for belief and consequent obedience. It is surely calculated to inspire fear indeed abject terror rather than love.

The evidence for the resurrection is better than for claimed miracles in any other religion. It's outstandingly different in quality and quantity.

Although I was once sharply critical of the argument to design I have since come to see that when correctly formatted this argument constitutes a persuasive case for the existence of God.

What would have to occur or to have occurred to constitute for you a disproof of the love of or the existence of God?

It has become inordinately difficult even to begin to think about constructing a naturalistic theory of the evolution of that first reproducing organism

Iâ??m thinking of a God very different from the God of the Christian and far and away from the God of Islam because both are depicted as omnipotent Oriental despots cosmic Saddam Husseins

So multiverse or not we still have to come to terms with the origin of the laws of nature. And the only viable explanation here is the divine Mind.

It now seems to me that the findings of more than fifty years of DNA research have provided materials for a new and enormously powerful argument to design.

Now if anything at all can be known to be wrong it seems to me to be unshakably certain that it would be wrong to make any sentient being suffer eternally for any offence whatever.

You cannot ... transmute some incoherent mixture of words into sense merely by introducing the three-letter word "God" to be its grammatical subject.