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I am amused by Pascal's Wager. The short version:
(The longer, academic
statement of Pascal's wager can be found here)
while if he does exist, one will lose everything by not believing.”
Also amusing is the bumper sticker version:
If you live as if there is no God,
MAKE SURE YOU'RE RIGHT
statistician in you, carefully consider the expected value.
This was taken from:
Hájek, Alan, "Pascal's Wager", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2004 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.),
URL = <http://plato.stanford.edu/archives/spr2004/entries/pascal-wager/>.