How does a god know he/she is all there is?

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May 10th, 2017 at 12:59:54 PM permalink
Mosca
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Quote: Evenbob
God is mans invention, he can be anything
we say he is. Or isn't. What I never cease to
be astounded by is, gods colossal failure
at everything he's tasked with. Helping people
in distress, healing the sick, saving children,
answering prayers he promised to answer. Yet
people fail to notice, they plunge ahead like
god will come thru for them. If I had a lawn
mower that didn't start, I'd get a new one.
Common sense.


I'm just answering the original question. It is presented as a paradox, but it is the same as Russell's Paradox. There could be truths that must be unknowable outside of our ability to perceive them. Some of us believe those truths are valuable, and some of us know that if they are outside of our perception then they are irrelevant.

A god would be the creature that knows it is a god. If it isn't sure, then it isn't.
May 10th, 2017 at 1:15:08 PM permalink
Evenbob
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Quote: Mosca
A god would be the creature that knows it is a god. If it isn't sure, then it isn't.


In the structure and laws of this universe,
a god is impossible. Now somebody will
wink and say god exists outside this
universe. Which only proves they know
how to tell tall tales.
If you take a risk, you may lose. If you never take a risk, you will always lose.
May 10th, 2017 at 1:31:48 PM permalink
Mosca
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Quote: Evenbob
In the structure and laws of this universe,
a god is impossible. Now somebody will
wink and say god exists outside this
universe. Which only proves they know
how to tell tall tales.


That is what I said. Some of us believe that there are truths outside our perception. Others of us know that if this is true, then those truths are irrelevant.
May 10th, 2017 at 2:14:09 PM permalink
Evenbob
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Quote: Mosca
That is what I said. Some of us believe that there are truths outside our perception. .


People will believe almost anything, and do.
If there was a god, he would be more easily
provable, instead of not provable at all. This
is my first clue about gods existence. My
second clue is, everybody has a different
opinion of god. We don't have different
opinions of what elephants or dolphins are,
for good reason. But nobody can nail god
down because, obviously, he doesn't exist
outside of wishful thinking.
If you take a risk, you may lose. If you never take a risk, you will always lose.
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