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Re: a perfect god

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Post by August » Wed Nov 15, 2006 7:00 pm

akiracapsule wrote:the simple fact of god "thinking" or creating humans is an infalibility.

if god was really perfect, he would not need to do ANYTHING

let alone make little clones of himself.
How do you know that?

What is "an infalibility"?
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Re: a perfect god

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Post by Gman » Wed Nov 15, 2006 7:32 pm

akiracapsule wrote:the simple fact of god "thinking" or creating humans is an infalibility.

if god was really perfect, he would not need to do ANYTHING

let alone make little clones of himself.
How so... Do you need anything? Why are you posting here then?
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Re: a perfect god

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Post by FFC » Wed Nov 15, 2006 7:36 pm

akiracapsule wrote:the simple fact of god "thinking" or creating humans is an infalibility.

if god was really perfect, he would not need to do ANYTHING

let alone make little clones of himself.
Why?
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Re: a perfect god

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Post by Canuckster1127 » Wed Nov 15, 2006 8:23 pm

akiracapsule wrote:the simple fact of god "thinking" or creating humans is an infalibility.

if god was really perfect, he would not need to do ANYTHING

let alone make little clones of himself.
On what basis do you make that assertion?
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Post by Turgonian » Thu Nov 16, 2006 1:31 am

A 'clone of God'? You don't seem to be omniscient in any case. :lol:
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Re: a perfect god

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Post by Seeker of Knowledge » Thu Nov 16, 2006 5:40 pm

akiracapsule wrote:the simple fact of god "thinking" or creating humans is an infalibility.

if god was really perfect, he would not need to do ANYTHING

let alone make little clones of himself.
I don't need to buy chistmas presents, but i'll still do it. God did not need to create us, but he chose too and i'm very grateful that he did. Also, if someone did nothing at all, I would consider that a character flaw and not perfection. I don't see why God would be more perfect if he did nothing rather than something.

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Re: a perfect god

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Post by FFC » Thu Nov 16, 2006 5:49 pm

Seeker of Knowledge wrote:
akiracapsule wrote:the simple fact of god "thinking" or creating humans is an infalibility.

if god was really perfect, he would not need to do ANYTHING

let alone make little clones of himself.
I don't need to buy chistmas presents, but i'll still do it. God did not need to create us, but he chose too and i'm very grateful that he did. Also, if someone did nothing at all, I would consider that a character flaw and not perfection. I don't see why God would be more perfect if he did nothing rather than something.
Good point, but if He never created anybody at least there wouldn't be people around to whine about it. :wink:
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Re: a perfect god

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Post by Turgonian » Fri Nov 17, 2006 11:33 am

Seeker of Knowledge wrote:I don't need to buy chistmas presents, but i'll still do it. God did not need to create us, but he chose too and i'm very grateful that he did. Also, if someone did nothing at all, I would consider that a character flaw and not perfection. I don't see why God would be more perfect if he did nothing rather than something.
Good argument, though I don't think that God does 'nothing' in eternity. Because God's Son is 'eternally begotten' (as all orthodox Christians believe), the Father must be 'eternally begetting', right? The persons of the Trinity are, I believe, always dynamic, always expressing the holiest kind of love towards each other.
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