Does a sound LPoE establish that god is impossible?

I’ve heard that claim, but do you think it is true? I don’t. All LPoEs (Logical Problem of Evil’s) can be seen as an inconsistent set of propositions. Here’s a really simple version: Simple LPoE: 1. God is all-good. 2. God is all-powerful. 3. God is all-knowledgeable. 4. If god is all-good, all-powerful and all-knowledgeable,…

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Atheism/Theism and Agnosticism – Definitions

  ————– Introduction In this essay I will explore the two major competing nomenclatures concerned with the definition of atheism, theism and agnosticism. Then I will argue that the new nomenclature is to be preferred. Then I discuss various issues with atheism/theism and agnosticism. After that I reveal a questionnaire that one can use to…

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Tough modal logic formalization

Source. Gamgee wrote: In the Ontological Argument, Anselm refutes Guanilo’s Perfect Island criticism by stating that God has Aseity. Anselm does not, as far as i know, make any attempt to prove that God has Aseity, or even if Aseity is logically possible. I argue that it is not, for the following reason: 1) We…

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Formal debate: third and last round

Link to the debate Link to the peanet gallery viz. the thread to discuss the debate. Wiploc’s Third Post Deleet characterized my argument like this: Quote: 1. God is omnipotent. 2. God is omniscient. 3. God is omnibenevolent. 4. God exists. 5. If (God is omnipotent and god is omnibenevolent and god is omniscient and…

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Formal debate with Wiploc: Second round

Wiploc’s second post I love these debates. My sincere thanks to FRDB, to the moderators, to the peanut gallery, and to Deleet. I completely concede that if, as Deleet suggests, we change all of my definitions to mean other things, then the LPoE (logical problem of evil) would fail. It would fail dramatically. It would…

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Formel debat på FRDB: The logical problem of evil

Jeg deltager i en formel debat på FRDB. URL: http://www.freeratio.org/showthread.php?t=259224 Her er min modstanders første indlæg og mit svar: Wiploc’s first post The Logical Problem of Evil: If god exists, why is there evil? Doesn’t the existence of evil prove that god does not exist? The answer is yes. If evil exists, the tri-omni god…

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