Strengths and weaknesses of the cosmological argument

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Strengths and weaknesses of the cosmological argument
1 Strengths
1.1 Been around for over 2,500 years
1.2 Cause and effect is an accepted scientific primciple
1.3 It's a posteriori argument and is therefore based on experience
1.4 Part of the cumulative case which proves a strong proof of the existence of god
2 Weaknesses
2.1 Infinite regression is impossible
2.2 Based on medieval science which is no longer valid
2.3 No experience of how the universe began
2.4 Contradiction saying the universe can't be infinite but god can
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