Nov 5, 2021
“You must wager. There is no choice, you are already committed”, wrote Blaise Pascal. In this, our final episode devoted to Pascal, we contemplate Pascal’s most influential philosophical essay, namely, The Wager. Does it make sense to wager that God is real? Does it make sense to wager on the life of belief? Pascal wrote, “learn from those who were once bound like you and who now wager all they have.” God, belief, and Pascal’s Wager on today’s Red Letter Philosophy.