To play devil's advocate, art, even if we believed in denominationalism it would still follow that the Christian has a percentile chance of a good afterlife. The atheist has a zero percent chance of a happy afterlife
The problem with Pascal's wager is that beliefs are not formed in this way. It's like holding a gun to someone's head and demanding they believe something.On the other hand, it does relate to the tenacitity of irrational belief in God; there's a disincentive to give serious consideration to the non-existence of a god.
Funny enough my son does that, but you don't seek to be disputing my point. If I operate under the assumption that if God did exist and had a soteriological it follows it would be a major world religion, it follows that the most pragmatic choice would be to go for what I felt was the best major world religion that had a particularist soteriology.Hoping for universalism doesn't work given you'd be saved regardless of whether you were a Christian, or atheist. So it's still smarter to be Christian.