The nomological argument for the existence of God

Regularities, which we associate with laws of nature, require an explanation.

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  • The nomological argument for the existence of God comes from the Greek nomos or "law," because it's based on the laws of nature.
  • There are pragmatic, aesthetic, and moral reasons for regularities to exist in nature.
  • The best explanation may be the existence of a personal God rather than mindless laws or chance.
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