[This is a continuation of Section Two, Reason and the First Person. An index with links to all parts of the work as they are posted can be found [url=https://forum.evangelicaluniversalist.com/t/sword-to-the-heart-reason-and-the-first-person/1081/1]here.]
[This series continues Chapter 17, “Atheism and the Justification of Justification Ability”.]
Reed: Why should I agree that your evaluation of those clues is rational?
Chase: What?! That’s rather rude!
R: Pardon me; let me try a different approach. Would you say you have drawn some reasonable conclusions, about the development of our sentience from non-purposive Nature, from these clues?
C: Yes. Would you like some examples?
R: No, thank you; it isn’t really necessary.
C: You aren’t even going to look at the examples for yourself!? That seems rather like you’re afraid you’ll find something that disarms your point!