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The Consequences of Omnipotence

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dr. Bob May 8. 113 Replies

For reference, the well-known Epicurean quote:"Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent. Is he able, but not willing? Then he is malevolent. Is he both able and…Continue

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Stutz replied to Unseen's discussion 'Show us your funny atheist visuals, cartoons, memes, etc.'
"No, an omnipotent God didn't prevent it, assuming religion is correct."
May 12
Dr. Bob replied to Stutz's discussion 'The Consequences of Omnipotence'
"This is only true because atheists are fundamentalists in their worldview.  You see the written word "omnipotent" as being the absolute thing, just like the fundamentalist does. All the rest of us recognize that we're making up…"
May 8
Stutz replied to Unseen's discussion 'Show us your funny atheist visuals, cartoons, memes, etc.'
"I also rather enjoy the implication that religion's primary value is that it is effective for some purpose (as opposed to factually true). I'll grant you that point all day long and twice on Sunday."
May 1
Stutz replied to Unseen's discussion 'Show us your funny atheist visuals, cartoons, memes, etc.'
"Yes, we're so illogical compared to theists! Har-de-har!"
May 1
Pope Beanie replied to Stutz's discussion 'The Consequences of Omnipotence'
"LMGTFY!"
Apr 29
matt.clerke replied to Stutz's discussion 'The Consequences of Omnipotence'
"Fixed link: Google it"
Apr 27
Dr. Bob replied to Stutz's discussion 'The Consequences of Omnipotence'
"Umm... OK.... I'm not sure that will convince any creationists, but I was more confused by how it related to all of @Simon's stuff."
Apr 27
Simon Paynton replied to Stutz's discussion 'The Consequences of Omnipotence'
"In fact, it's the definition of compassion, if we define compassion as an action.  We value compassion. "
Apr 27
Simon Paynton replied to Stutz's discussion 'The Consequences of Omnipotence'
"In fact, it's the definition of compassion, and we value compassion. "
Apr 27
Simon Paynton replied to Stutz's discussion 'The Consequences of Omnipotence'
"What I mean is, it's already seen as "good" by all people, so that makes it by far the best choice of value for certain facts. "
Apr 27
Simon Paynton replied to Stutz's discussion 'The Consequences of Omnipotence'
""why not take the position that we derive a sense of value by out-competing, slaughtering, and spreading?" - this comes down to the fact/value divide or deriving an ought from an is.  The question of whether morality can be…"
Apr 27
Stutz replied to Unseen's discussion 'Show us your funny atheist visuals, cartoons, memes, etc.'
Apr 27
Stutz replied to Unseen's discussion 'Show us your funny atheist visuals, cartoons, memes, etc.'
Apr 27
Pope Beanie replied to Stutz's discussion 'The Consequences of Omnipotence'
"Yo, creationists... do you think God has an appendix?"
Apr 26
Unseen replied to Stutz's discussion 'The Consequences of Omnipotence'
"An omniscient God would have made every creature as a finished product and not as a creature with built-in imperfections and each creature would be perfectly adapted to its environment and would not be in the process of adapting."
Apr 26
Pope Beanie replied to Stutz's discussion 'The Consequences of Omnipotence'
"My (probably biased) take was that creationists need to pull their collective head out and realise at the very least that God made evolution something to take seriously, regardless of what ancient mortals have written about their take on God."
Apr 26

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Atheist by definition. "Non-believer" by preference. Non-supernaturalist to be precise.
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Why you left your religion.
Study of philosophy - God's existence has been at issue for millennia

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For the youth group kids...

Posted on March 1, 2013 at 11:36pm 1 Comment

Just for fun, here's sort of a flashback for us 90s kids (probably not applicable outside the US—or maybe?)

http://www.buzzfeed.com/jessicamisener/33-ways-you-know-you-were-a-youth-group-kid

I figure since so many of us grew up Christians, these might be amusing to remember. To be honest, I didn't get in quite this deep myself, with all the Christian-alternative fads…

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