[Marxism] self-indulgence

Tom Cod tomcod3 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 13 21:55:15 MDT 2010


evidence that God exists or existed as creator or otherwise?

On Fri, Aug 13, 2010 at 2:52 PM, C. G. Estabrook <galliher at illinois.edu>wrote:

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>   The trendy disproofs of God (e.g. from Ditchkins, as Terry Eagleton would
> have
> it) are in fact warnings - of which Thomas Aquinas would have approved -
> against
> idolatry in his technical sense, viz. treating God as a thing in the
> universe
> rather than creator. They so often hinge on fallacies arising from the
> inadequacy of language. (It's about things, and God is not a thing; God and
> the
> universe do not add up to two [two what?]). So, (as a correspondent
> recently put
> it) an argument "God cannot exist" becomes "this kind of God-as-creature is
> not
> worthy, has no worth-ship", i.e., "you shall not worship other Gods."
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> On 8/13/10 2:05 PM, Midhurst14 at aol.com wrote:
> >  The actor who played a Doctor Who -Tom ? had a similar experience to
> >  you and now hates Catholicism Any way religion is based on a
> >  lie-that there is a god George Anthony
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