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Infinite Regress Shun

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Infinite Regress Shun

Swift's 'On Poetry: A Rhapsody' posited infinite regression toward the infinitesimal

"So nat'ralists observe, a flea

Hath smaller fleas that on him prey,

And these have smaller fleas that bite 'em,

And so proceed ad infinitum."

De Morgan's directional inversion of Swift's mockery of self similarity in poetry personifies the ultimate weakness in the concept of God, as delineated by Dawkins

"Great fleas have little fleas upon their backs to bite 'em,

And little fleas have lesser fleas, and so ad infinitum.

And the great fleas themselves, in turn, have greater fleas to go on,

While these again have greater still, and greater still, and so on."

Or to paraphrase the paraphrase

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