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Arguing in a Circle

C.S.Lewis, on the denial of the possibility of miracles, quoted in National Review, April 15, 1988, p. 45

Arguing in a Circle

Unfortunately, we know the experience against miracles to be uniform only if we know that all reports of them are false. And we can know all the reports to be false only if we know already that miracles have never occurred. In fact, we are arguing in a circle.