The Religious Hypothesis. Richard Hare’s Criticisms of Flew. Flew said that if you cannot imagine your belief to be wrong then the statement has no meaning Richard Hare responded to this offering his own parable to help us understand the strange nature of religious statement.
Like the person who believes in the invisible gardener, the paranoid student cannot imagine being wrong, his statement ‘my teachers are out to get me’ is unfalsifiable
Mitchell argues that this belief in the resistance leader is meaningful, even though you refuse to give it up