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# On a secular way to detect God

 Posts: 816 Add as FriendChallenge to a DebateSend a Message 2/20/2016 1:11:47 AMPosted: 2 years agoHello,As I have come to understand, the mainstream view in philosophy with regards to the "is God real" debate, is that God is unfalsifiable, and therefore there isn't much worth debating. I tend to agree with this, and I would like to add to this.Let's take two of the qualities of the Judeo-Christian deity: Infinite power, and infinite reach. If we were to go about trying to prove the existence of such a God by empirical means, we come across a fairly large issue, that of "what kind of infinity are we talking about here?"You see, in mathematics, there are two kinds of infinity: Countable, and uncountable. Countable infinity, for example, would be all whole numbers, as you can count each and every one of them, albeit in an infinite amount of time. Uncountable infinities would be, for example, all real numbers, as there are infinitely many numbers between 0 and 1, and therefore you could never finish the set, because just your starting point would be 0.000...01 whereby the ellipsis represents an infinite number of zeros.Now, to apply this to our proof of God, if we make the assumption that an infinitely powerful and infinitely reaching deity has some sort of detectable energy that its' influence exerts, we come up to the big issue. If such a deity has an uncountably infinite amount of power, then that means that their power will be spread evenly, at a infinite (either form of infinity) magnitude across each unit volume in the universe, and therefore would be undetectable, as you couldn't discern differences.However, if such a deity has a countably infinite amount of power, then it could potentially be spread unevenly over an infinite area as each unit volume has a finite amount of energy, and therefore differences could potentially be discerned.So therefore, I will now ask the question (in addition to, does what I am saying make any sense): How infinite is God's power?"Morals are simply a limit to man's potential."~Myself Political correctness is like saying you can't have a steak, because a baby can't eat one ~Unknown