How can we criticise A.J Ayer's Verification Principle and his 'god talk is evidentlyWatch
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Also, John Hick argues that Ayer was not successful in proving that religious statements are not verifiable. He spoke of the Parable of the Celestial City, in which two men are walking down a road and argue about whether the road leads to a celestial city. Hick draws the analogy between this and the claims made by the believer about God and heaven. He argued that religious statements are empirically verifiable - we will know when we die if there is a God and an afterlife.
However, some have criticised Hick, saying that when we die, we may not necessarily have the same senses to perceive things, and if there is no afterlife, there will be no one to do the verifying.