THINK ABOUT THIS: What About The ‘Puddle Argument?’

Ever hear of the “Puddle Argument”? That’s the idea that if there is a puddle in the sidewalk, that just indicates that circumstances developed in the concrete in such a manner that it allowed rain water to accumulate.

The fact the hole appeared and rain water filled it up over time doesn’t thereby demonstrate a design or purpose in its appearance in the sidewalk. The Puddle Argument is sometimes made by critics who reject the idea that design requires a designer.

Dr. Frank Turek of crossexamined.org was asked recently about the Puddle Argument and here’s how he responded to it:

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