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Author Topic:   Why'd you do it that way, God?
Dexx
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Message 131 of 137 (573899)
08-13-2010 1:34 AM


The question harkens back to Epicurus' dilema.
Why would an all powerful, loving God put humanity through this imperfect life? Couldnt He just skip Earth all together and create us in heaven in our final form? Some possibilities:

- God is limited. Humans have to go through their experience of life on Earth as its not something God can build into us.

- God is limited. He could just make us in our final form. But an aspect of his character requires that he "do it the hard way".

- There are conditions/considerations that we know nothing about.

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Dexx
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Message 133 of 137 (574232)
08-14-2010 10:05 PM
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08-14-2010 5:05 PM


Then what is the definition of God? Omnipotent? The term is paradoxical. Personally i dont believe in God. But if i did, a very powerful being doing the best he can within some tight constraints is more consistent with what i see here on Earth.

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