Books, Brochures, and Chapters>Book:  Paley , William and Paxton , James (1840), Natural theology, Retrieved on 2012-06-18
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    18 JUN 2012

     A Watch Implies a Watchmaker Argument

    In crossing a heath, suppose I pitched my foot against a stone, and were asked how the stone came to be there, I might possibly answer, that, for any thing I knew to the contrary, it had lain there for ever: nor would it perhaps be very easy to shew the absurdity of this answer. But suppose I had found a watch upon the ground, and it should be enquired how the watch happened to be in that place, I should hardly think of the answer which I had before given, that, for any thing I knew, the watc...
    Folksonomies: creationism
    Folksonomies: creationism
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    Early example of it from 1802.