Someone said this to me, "on what basis do you take your cognitive faculties to be reliable? As an atheist, your view of your cognitive faculties must be naturalistic - i.e., they're either a product of, or identical to, your brain. But, given that your brain was arrived at by an evolutionary series of lucky accidents (all driven by a process which did not have your brain or its function in mind), then on what basis do you take your faculties to be reliable?"

I've never had to answer something like this, and I have a few ideas as to how I might be able to respond but I was curious to see what others might say and maybe I can learn something new.

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Did you ever watch the video he made concerning this?




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