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8/22/2016 4:25:54 AM
Posted: 3 months ago
I hear many attempted arguments for and against the existence of "god" that usually involves some form of an unlimited "god".

But what about a limited one? Usually, I hear "if god is limited than it isn't god", but ignoring this... What are arguments for or against the existence of a limited god? How would you define such a god?
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8/22/2016 8:13:55 PM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/22/2016 4:25:54 AM, SNP1 wrote:
I hear many attempted arguments for and against the existence of "god" that usually involves some form of an unlimited "god".

But what about a limited one? Usually, I hear "if god is limited than it isn't god", but ignoring this... What are arguments for or against the existence of a limited god? How would you define such a god?

I argue against all notions of God from the standpoint of psychology. While a full argument would be very long if explanations were included, here is a small portion of what my argument's potential in a DDO debate; see my R2 argument. (http://www.debate.org...)
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8/22/2016 8:42:30 PM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/22/2016 8:13:55 PM, Chaosism wrote:
At 8/22/2016 4:25:54 AM, SNP1 wrote:
I hear many attempted arguments for and against the existence of "god" that usually involves some form of an unlimited "god".

But what about a limited one? Usually, I hear "if god is limited than it isn't god", but ignoring this... What are arguments for or against the existence of a limited god? How would you define such a god?

I argue against all notions of God from the standpoint of psychology. While a full argument would be very long if explanations were included, here is a small portion of what my argument's potential in a DDO debate; see my R2 argument. (http://www.debate.org...)

My main view is that a limitless god is an incoherent concept, in the way that it is not truth apt, and thus theological noncognitivism entails.

I also view god as having to be limitless.

I am asking this to get to the question of a limited god.
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8/22/2016 9:04:04 PM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/22/2016 8:42:30 PM, SNP1 wrote:
At 8/22/2016 8:13:55 PM, Chaosism wrote:
At 8/22/2016 4:25:54 AM, SNP1 wrote:
I hear many attempted arguments for and against the existence of "god" that usually involves some form of an unlimited "god".

But what about a limited one? Usually, I hear "if god is limited than it isn't god", but ignoring this... What are arguments for or against the existence of a limited god? How would you define such a god?

I argue against all notions of God from the standpoint of psychology. While a full argument would be very long if explanations were included, here is a small portion of what my argument's potential in a DDO debate; see my R2 argument. (http://www.debate.org...)

My main view is that a limitless god is an incoherent concept, in the way that it is not truth apt, and thus theological noncognitivism entails.

Agreed.

I also view god as having to be limitless.

Aren't you getting into purely subjective territory, though? If God is not limitless, then why call him God? I think that's totally opinionative.

I am asking this to get to the question of a limited god.

I think some notions of limited gods exist, like those of the Greek pantheon and Native American spirits and whatnot. They're not limitless in any capacity (to my limited understanding).
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8/22/2016 9:07:13 PM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/22/2016 4:25:54 AM, SNP1 wrote:
I hear many attempted arguments for and against the existence of "god" that usually involves some form of an unlimited "god".

But what about a limited one? Usually, I hear "if god is limited than it isn't god", but ignoring this... What are arguments for or against the existence of a limited god? How would you define such a god?

A limited "god". limited in what way?
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8/22/2016 10:03:04 PM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/22/2016 9:04:04 PM, Chaosism wrote:
At 8/22/2016 8:42:30 PM, SNP1 wrote:
At 8/22/2016 8:13:55 PM, Chaosism wrote:
At 8/22/2016 4:25:54 AM, SNP1 wrote:
I hear many attempted arguments for and against the existence of "god" that usually involves some form of an unlimited "god".

But what about a limited one? Usually, I hear "if god is limited than it isn't god", but ignoring this... What are arguments for or against the existence of a limited god? How would you define such a god?

I argue against all notions of God from the standpoint of psychology. While a full argument would be very long if explanations were included, here is a small portion of what my argument's potential in a DDO debate; see my R2 argument. (http://www.debate.org...)

My main view is that a limitless god is an incoherent concept, in the way that it is not truth apt, and thus theological noncognitivism entails.

Agreed.

I also view god as having to be limitless.

Aren't you getting into purely subjective territory, though? If God is not limitless, then why call him God? I think that's totally opinionative.

Agreed. My view is that if God is not actually limitless, than what makes something a god is completely relativistic.

Any limited being could be a "god" to another limited being, as long as the one labeled "god" is greater than the others.

How would you be able to tell the difference between a super advanced being and a god if god is limited? If you cannot tell the difference, than what objective reason is there to label any being as "god"?

Of course, this is just my opinion at the moment.

I am asking this to get to the question of a limited god.

I think some notions of limited gods exist, like those of the Greek pantheon and Native American spirits and whatnot. They're not limitless in any capacity (to my limited understanding).
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8/22/2016 10:04:08 PM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/22/2016 9:07:13 PM, bigotry wrote:
At 8/22/2016 4:25:54 AM, SNP1 wrote:
I hear many attempted arguments for and against the existence of "god" that usually involves some form of an unlimited "god".

But what about a limited one? Usually, I hear "if god is limited than it isn't god", but ignoring this... What are arguments for or against the existence of a limited god? How would you define such a god?

A limited "god". limited in what way?

A god without any sort of "omni" characteristics.

A god with a limited power, not unlimited.
A god with a limited knowledge, not unlimited.
Etc.
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8/23/2016 12:30:38 AM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/22/2016 10:04:08 PM, SNP1 wrote:
At 8/22/2016 9:07:13 PM, bigotry wrote:
At 8/22/2016 4:25:54 AM, SNP1 wrote:
I hear many attempted arguments for and against the existence of "god" that usually involves some form of an unlimited "god".

But what about a limited one? Usually, I hear "if god is limited than it isn't god", but ignoring this... What are arguments for or against the existence of a limited god? How would you define such a god?

A limited "god". limited in what way?

A god without any sort of "omni" characteristics.

A god with a limited power, not unlimited.
A god with a limited knowledge, not unlimited.
Etc.

What really makes them a god then?
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8/23/2016 3:07:25 AM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/23/2016 12:30:38 AM, bigotry wrote:
At 8/22/2016 10:04:08 PM, SNP1 wrote:
At 8/22/2016 9:07:13 PM, bigotry wrote:
At 8/22/2016 4:25:54 AM, SNP1 wrote:
I hear many attempted arguments for and against the existence of "god" that usually involves some form of an unlimited "god".

But what about a limited one? Usually, I hear "if god is limited than it isn't god", but ignoring this... What are arguments for or against the existence of a limited god? How would you define such a god?

A limited "god". limited in what way?

A god without any sort of "omni" characteristics.

A god with a limited power, not unlimited.
A god with a limited knowledge, not unlimited.
Etc.

What really makes them a god then?

If you are unable to comprehend the basics of the OP then just don't comment on the damn thread.
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8/23/2016 11:37:44 AM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/23/2016 3:07:25 AM, SNP1 wrote:
At 8/23/2016 12:30:38 AM, bigotry wrote:
At 8/22/2016 10:04:08 PM, SNP1 wrote:
At 8/22/2016 9:07:13 PM, bigotry wrote:
At 8/22/2016 4:25:54 AM, SNP1 wrote:
I hear many attempted arguments for and against the existence of "god" that usually involves some form of an unlimited "god".

But what about a limited one? Usually, I hear "if god is limited than it isn't god", but ignoring this... What are arguments for or against the existence of a limited god? How would you define such a god?

A limited "god". limited in what way?

A god without any sort of "omni" characteristics.

A god with a limited power, not unlimited.
A god with a limited knowledge, not unlimited.
Etc.

What really makes them a god then?

If you are unable to comprehend the basics of the OP then just don't comment on the damn thread.

For once I follow Bigots reasoning here.

What on earth are you going on about?
"If I can't prove that God exists maybe I can get half a God over the line".
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8/23/2016 12:06:43 PM
Posted: 3 months ago
It depends on how you define "limited."

If God cannot defy the laws of logic does this make God "limited?"

There is also an important distinction between maximal and infinite.
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8/23/2016 2:05:02 PM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/22/2016 10:03:04 PM, SNP1 wrote:
At 8/22/2016 9:04:04 PM, Chaosism wrote:
At 8/22/2016 8:42:30 PM, SNP1 wrote:
At 8/22/2016 8:13:55 PM, Chaosism wrote:
At 8/22/2016 4:25:54 AM, SNP1 wrote:
I hear many attempted arguments for and against the existence of "god" that usually involves some form of an unlimited "god".

But what about a limited one? Usually, I hear "if god is limited than it isn't god", but ignoring this... What are arguments for or against the existence of a limited god? How would you define such a god?

I argue against all notions of God from the standpoint of psychology. While a full argument would be very long if explanations were included, here is a small portion of what my argument's potential in a DDO debate; see my R2 argument. (http://www.debate.org...)

My main view is that a limitless god is an incoherent concept, in the way that it is not truth apt, and thus theological noncognitivism entails.

Agreed.

I also view god as having to be limitless.

Aren't you getting into purely subjective territory, though? If God is not limitless, then why call him God? I think that's totally opinionative.

Agreed. My view is that if God is not actually limitless, than what makes something a god is completely relativistic.

Any limited being could be a "god" to another limited being, as long as the one labeled "god" is greater than the others.

How would you be able to tell the difference between a super advanced being and a god if god is limited? If you cannot tell the difference, than what objective reason is there to label any being as "god"?

Of course, this is just my opinion at the moment.

Well, be that as it may, I agree with it. :)

I am asking this to get to the question of a limited god.

I think some notions of limited gods exist, like those of the Greek pantheon and Native American spirits and whatnot. They're not limitless in any capacity (to my limited understanding).
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8/23/2016 3:34:04 PM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/23/2016 3:07:25 AM, SNP1 wrote:
At 8/23/2016 12:30:38 AM, bigotry wrote:
At 8/22/2016 10:04:08 PM, SNP1 wrote:
At 8/22/2016 9:07:13 PM, bigotry wrote:
At 8/22/2016 4:25:54 AM, SNP1 wrote:
I hear many attempted arguments for and against the existence of "god" that usually involves some form of an unlimited "god".

But what about a limited one? Usually, I hear "if god is limited than it isn't god", but ignoring this... What are arguments for or against the existence of a limited god? How would you define such a god?

A limited "god". limited in what way?

A god without any sort of "omni" characteristics.

A god with a limited power, not unlimited.
A god with a limited knowledge, not unlimited.
Etc.

What really makes them a god then?

If you are unable to comprehend the basics of the OP then just don't comment on the damn thread.

You haven't even defined what a limited god would be and contrasted it with what a god would be. If you cant even define something, how can you argue for its existence?
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8/23/2016 8:33:16 PM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/23/2016 3:34:04 PM, bigotry wrote:
At 8/23/2016 3:07:25 AM, SNP1 wrote:
At 8/23/2016 12:30:38 AM, bigotry wrote:
At 8/22/2016 10:04:08 PM, SNP1 wrote:
At 8/22/2016 9:07:13 PM, bigotry wrote:
At 8/22/2016 4:25:54 AM, SNP1 wrote:
I hear many attempted arguments for and against the existence of "god" that usually involves some form of an unlimited "god".

But what about a limited one? Usually, I hear "if god is limited than it isn't god", but ignoring this... What are arguments for or against the existence of a limited god? How would you define such a god?

A limited "god". limited in what way?

A god without any sort of "omni" characteristics.

A god with a limited power, not unlimited.
A god with a limited knowledge, not unlimited.
Etc.

What really makes them a god then?

If you are unable to comprehend the basics of the OP then just don't comment on the damn thread.

You haven't even defined what a limited god would be and contrasted it with what a god would be. If you cant even define something, how can you argue for its existence?

I already defined it to you, a god that lacks "omni" characteristics.
It is different from other gods as other gods contain "omni" characteristics.
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8/23/2016 8:58:14 PM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/23/2016 8:33:16 PM, SNP1 wrote:
At 8/23/2016 3:34:04 PM, bigotry wrote:
At 8/23/2016 3:07:25 AM, SNP1 wrote:
At 8/23/2016 12:30:38 AM, bigotry wrote:
At 8/22/2016 10:04:08 PM, SNP1 wrote:
At 8/22/2016 9:07:13 PM, bigotry wrote:
At 8/22/2016 4:25:54 AM, SNP1 wrote:
I hear many attempted arguments for and against the existence of "god" that usually involves some form of an unlimited "god".

But what about a limited one? Usually, I hear "if god is limited than it isn't god", but ignoring this... What are arguments for or against the existence of a limited god? How would you define such a god?

A limited "god". limited in what way?

A god without any sort of "omni" characteristics.

A god with a limited power, not unlimited.
A god with a limited knowledge, not unlimited.
Etc.

What really makes them a god then?

If you are unable to comprehend the basics of the OP then just don't comment on the damn thread.

You haven't even defined what a limited god would be and contrasted it with what a god would be. If you cant even define something, how can you argue for its existence?

I already defined it to you, a god that lacks "omni" characteristics.
It is different from other gods as other gods contain "omni" characteristics.

That's simply not a god then.
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8/23/2016 9:25:03 PM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/22/2016 4:25:54 AM, SNP1 wrote:
I hear many attempted arguments for and against the existence of "god" that usually involves some form of an unlimited "god".

But what about a limited one? Usually, I hear "if god is limited than it isn't god", but ignoring this... What are arguments for or against the existence of a limited god? How would you define such a god?

God is the creator of the universe. Considering the Conservation of Energy and Mass, we can deduce that God is AT LEAST as powerful as all energy in the Universe. This for me satisfies "omnipotent"

As for limitations, I imagine everything is limited by it's nature. And God is no different. While God may have the power to do anything I say he would still be limited by his nature. Not knowing what that nature is objectively composed of I could AT LEAST surmise God is limited by his own self control.
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8/23/2016 9:44:43 PM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/23/2016 8:58:14 PM, bigotry wrote:
At 8/23/2016 8:33:16 PM, SNP1 wrote:
At 8/23/2016 3:34:04 PM, bigotry wrote:
At 8/23/2016 3:07:25 AM, SNP1 wrote:
At 8/23/2016 12:30:38 AM, bigotry wrote:
At 8/22/2016 10:04:08 PM, SNP1 wrote:
At 8/22/2016 9:07:13 PM, bigotry wrote:
At 8/22/2016 4:25:54 AM, SNP1 wrote:
I hear many attempted arguments for and against the existence of "god" that usually involves some form of an unlimited "god".

But what about a limited one? Usually, I hear "if god is limited than it isn't god", but ignoring this... What are arguments for or against the existence of a limited god? How would you define such a god?

A limited "god". limited in what way?

A god without any sort of "omni" characteristics.

A god with a limited power, not unlimited.
A god with a limited knowledge, not unlimited.
Etc.

What really makes them a god then?

If you are unable to comprehend the basics of the OP then just don't comment on the damn thread.

You haven't even defined what a limited god would be and contrasted it with what a god would be. If you cant even define something, how can you argue for its existence?

I already defined it to you, a god that lacks "omni" characteristics.
It is different from other gods as other gods contain "omni" characteristics.

That's simply not a god then.

Again, read the OP.

I am saying outside of saying that "That means it isn't God" what arguments there are.
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8/23/2016 9:53:30 PM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/23/2016 9:44:43 PM, SNP1 wrote:
At 8/23/2016 8:58:14 PM, bigotry wrote:
At 8/23/2016 8:33:16 PM, SNP1 wrote:
At 8/23/2016 3:34:04 PM, bigotry wrote:
At 8/23/2016 3:07:25 AM, SNP1 wrote:
At 8/23/2016 12:30:38 AM, bigotry wrote:
At 8/22/2016 10:04:08 PM, SNP1 wrote:
At 8/22/2016 9:07:13 PM, bigotry wrote:
At 8/22/2016 4:25:54 AM, SNP1 wrote:
I hear many attempted arguments for and against the existence of "god" that usually involves some form of an unlimited "god".

But what about a limited one? Usually, I hear "if god is limited than it isn't god", but ignoring this... What are arguments for or against the existence of a limited god? How would you define such a god?

A limited "god". limited in what way?

A god without any sort of "omni" characteristics.

A god with a limited power, not unlimited.
A god with a limited knowledge, not unlimited.
Etc.

What really makes them a god then?

If you are unable to comprehend the basics of the OP then just don't comment on the damn thread.

You haven't even defined what a limited god would be and contrasted it with what a god would be. If you cant even define something, how can you argue for its existence?

I already defined it to you, a god that lacks "omni" characteristics.
It is different from other gods as other gods contain "omni" characteristics.

That's simply not a god then.

Again, read the OP.

I am saying outside of saying that "That means it isn't God" what arguments there are.

Well there are none. By your definition anyone could claim they are God or a god. What your saying is more in line with a Kabalistic interpretation of life.
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8/23/2016 10:03:39 PM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/23/2016 9:53:30 PM, bigotry wrote:
At 8/23/2016 9:44:43 PM, SNP1 wrote:
At 8/23/2016 8:58:14 PM, bigotry wrote:
At 8/23/2016 8:33:16 PM, SNP1 wrote:
At 8/23/2016 3:34:04 PM, bigotry wrote:
At 8/23/2016 3:07:25 AM, SNP1 wrote:
At 8/23/2016 12:30:38 AM, bigotry wrote:
At 8/22/2016 10:04:08 PM, SNP1 wrote:
At 8/22/2016 9:07:13 PM, bigotry wrote:
At 8/22/2016 4:25:54 AM, SNP1 wrote:
I hear many attempted arguments for and against the existence of "god" that usually involves some form of an unlimited "god".

But what about a limited one? Usually, I hear "if god is limited than it isn't god", but ignoring this... What are arguments for or against the existence of a limited god? How would you define such a god?

A limited "god". limited in what way?

A god without any sort of "omni" characteristics.

A god with a limited power, not unlimited.
A god with a limited knowledge, not unlimited.
Etc.

What really makes them a god then?

If you are unable to comprehend the basics of the OP then just don't comment on the damn thread.

You haven't even defined what a limited god would be and contrasted it with what a god would be. If you cant even define something, how can you argue for its existence?

I already defined it to you, a god that lacks "omni" characteristics.
It is different from other gods as other gods contain "omni" characteristics.

That's simply not a god then.

Again, read the OP.

I am saying outside of saying that "That means it isn't God" what arguments there are.

Well there are none. By your definition anyone could claim they are God or a god. What your saying is more in line with a Kabalistic interpretation of life.

Not necessarily.
There exist pagan pantheons of gods where none of the gods have omni characteristics
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8/23/2016 10:11:11 PM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/23/2016 10:03:39 PM, SNP1 wrote:
At 8/23/2016 9:53:30 PM, bigotry wrote:
At 8/23/2016 9:44:43 PM, SNP1 wrote:
At 8/23/2016 8:58:14 PM, bigotry wrote:
At 8/23/2016 8:33:16 PM, SNP1 wrote:
At 8/23/2016 3:34:04 PM, bigotry wrote:
At 8/23/2016 3:07:25 AM, SNP1 wrote:
At 8/23/2016 12:30:38 AM, bigotry wrote:
At 8/22/2016 10:04:08 PM, SNP1 wrote:
At 8/22/2016 9:07:13 PM, bigotry wrote:
At 8/22/2016 4:25:54 AM, SNP1 wrote:
I hear many attempted arguments for and against the existence of "god" that usually involves some form of an unlimited "god".

But what about a limited one? Usually, I hear "if god is limited than it isn't god", but ignoring this... What are arguments for or against the existence of a limited god? How would you define such a god?

A limited "god". limited in what way?

A god without any sort of "omni" characteristics.

A god with a limited power, not unlimited.
A god with a limited knowledge, not unlimited.
Etc.

What really makes them a god then?

If you are unable to comprehend the basics of the OP then just don't comment on the damn thread.

You haven't even defined what a limited god would be and contrasted it with what a god would be. If you cant even define something, how can you argue for its existence?

I already defined it to you, a god that lacks "omni" characteristics.
It is different from other gods as other gods contain "omni" characteristics.

That's simply not a god then.

Again, read the OP.

I am saying outside of saying that "That means it isn't God" what arguments there are.

Well there are none. By your definition anyone could claim they are God or a god. What your saying is more in line with a Kabalistic interpretation of life.

Not necessarily.
There exist pagan pantheons of gods where none of the gods have omni characteristics

Like which one? Did the same specific group of pagans your going to refer to also have an Omni characteristic god?
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8/23/2016 11:16:10 PM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/22/2016 4:25:54 AM, SNP1 wrote:
I hear many attempted arguments for and against the existence of "god" that usually involves some form of an unlimited "god".


Yeah yeah, God is "omni" this and "omni" that...baloney. God is a maximal Being, what's the difference? one is more flexible than the other...

But what about a limited one? Usually, I hear "if god is limited than it isn't god", but ignoring this... What are arguments for or against the existence of a limited god? How would you define such a god?

The "Omni" definitions that are proposed about God are fabrications, so I like this topic only the word "limited" is a false misrepresentation, I wouldn't use that word, God is not limited in His own creations, rather creation is limited to God, or limited to principle/laws. I would define God as maximal. Maximal- "of or constituting a maximum; the highest or greatest possible."

Actually, surprisingly, upon thinking about it those "unlimited" or "omni" attributes not only suppress the qualities of God....but limit them as well... causing problems such as incoherence and contradiction which is why I prefer the word maximal, which means God is the greatest possible, outside of possible....there is no possible lol.

Here are a few points to consider in this link
http://plato.stanford.edu...

I propose God as a maximal Entity who creates environments (worlds), that He controls, while not controlling the inhabitants or their choices (will).

Imagine setting up an aquarium......
You are renting an apartment for a years lease, you decide you want to set up an aquarium during that time, and you know when you will set it up, and when you will take it down.

You set up/build the tank/environment, you add the beautiful scenery and decorations and aquascaping, you adjust and set the environment to inhabit the fish appropriately, and then when everything is calibrated and ready you acclimate the fish to the water and you have a mini God-like creation...

Now, suppose you are God, and the fish are you and I on earth.... have you (God) not complete control over the entire aquarium minus what the fish actually do within? yes you do, you can add, replace, discard, experiment, manipulate or change the environment, watch behavior ect at your own will... Are you not the "Master" of their world despite the fact they have their own will within the aquarium? of course you are, this is the same with God, though God is in complete control, we have our own will....
Now add to the fact that God knows our intentions, our thoughts therefore He knows what we will decide, not because He decided it, but because He knows our heart and desires/thoughts....before those intentions and desires manifest into reality.

Anyways, I use the lame fish tank analogy to illustrate the creation of God, how our own will and God's control are compatible.
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8/23/2016 11:21:59 PM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/23/2016 9:25:03 PM, Mhykiel wrote:
At 8/22/2016 4:25:54 AM, SNP1 wrote:
I hear many attempted arguments for and against the existence of "god" that usually involves some form of an unlimited "god".

But what about a limited one? Usually, I hear "if god is limited than it isn't god", but ignoring this... What are arguments for or against the existence of a limited god? How would you define such a god?

God is the creator of the universe. Considering the Conservation of Energy and Mass, we can deduce that God is AT LEAST as powerful as all energy in the Universe. This for me satisfies "omnipotent"

As for limitations, I imagine everything is limited by it's nature. And God is no different. While God may have the power to do anything I say he would still be limited by his nature. Not knowing what that nature is objectively composed of I could AT LEAST surmise God is limited by his own self control.

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8/24/2016 2:36:34 AM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/22/2016 4:25:54 AM, SNP1 wrote:
I hear many attempted arguments for and against the existence of "god" that usually involves some form of an unlimited "god".

But what about a limited one? Usually, I hear "if god is limited than it isn't god", but ignoring this... What are arguments for or against the existence of a limited god? How would you define such a god?

I believe Deists believe in a limited god as they do not believe in a god who can/will intervene.
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8/24/2016 3:32:00 PM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/24/2016 2:36:34 AM, matt8800 wrote:
At 8/22/2016 4:25:54 AM, SNP1 wrote:
I hear many attempted arguments for and against the existence of "god" that usually involves some form of an unlimited "god".

But what about a limited one? Usually, I hear "if god is limited than it isn't god", but ignoring this... What are arguments for or against the existence of a limited god? How would you define such a god?

I believe Deists believe in a limited god as they do not believe in a god who can/will intervene.
Sorry to interrupt but wouldnt that make deists in line with ancient Egyptian religion then? Crazy how there are no new ideas out there!