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According to Paley, it does not matter if we have not seen the watch being made because?

The watch itself provides enough evidence of design.

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According to Paley, it does not matter whether the watch does not work properly because?

The evidence of design is still there.

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It does not matter if there are parts of the watch about which we do not know the purpose because?

Evidence is still there.

3

What is so significant about the design of the watch?

The different parts had to be put together in a specific order in a specific place in order for the watch to work as a watch.

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If the watch was then discovered to have the ability to produce further watches, then we would not admire the watchmaker less...

It would increase our admiration of him.

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The universe seems to have order and purpose, like the watch. What does this mean?

The universe must have design, and therefore a designer.

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What can we see in the human eye?

Order and regularity.

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The eye is made up of many complex parts that all work together to achieve their common aim: sight. What version of the argument is this?

Analogical

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What is the essence of the design argument?

World is made up of complex parts that must have been designed. This requires a designer.