Is Atheism the Null Hypothesis?
It is common to hear folks claim Atheism is the null hypothesis.
In this SciPhi Short we will be going over what the null hypothesis is with a few examples.
We will start by covering off what a hypothesis is, moving on to the null hypothesis itself, and finishing up with examinations of atheism and if it could be the null hypothesis under any definition.
The Null Hypothesis: How it Relates to Atheism and God – THE VIDEO
- 00:00 – Intro
- 00:25 – Tonight’s Topic: The Null Hypothesis
- 00:32 – The Common Claim About the Null Hypothesis
- 00:44 – What is a Hypothesis?
- 01:15 – Example of a Hypothesis
- 01:46 – What is the Null Hypothesis?
- 02:10 – Example of the Null Hypothesis
- 02:29 – So, Is Atheism the Null Hypothesis?
- 03:01 – Contextual Hypotheses
- 03:38 – Summary
- 04:02 – Closing Thoughts
- 0:4:44 – Recommended Video
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