David Hume's Testimony On Miracles

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However, there is one type of testimony we shouldn’t listen. Hume claims that testimony on miracles is unreliable. Our knowledge of miracles comes solely from the testimony of people who claim to have seen miracles can never be truthful. They experience them firsthand then try to help us understand them without our own personal experience of it. According to Hume, there was never a miracle confirmed by wealthy and educated people. These false reports are mainly from poor and uneducated masses. Testimonies of miracles are common among these people, but not by those who live in civilized society. Anyway, if we rely on Hume’s understanding, there would be no miracles whatsoever to believe in. Another reason we can’t trust the testimonies of miracles
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