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GeneralRe: I'm only 12.5% sure that God exists... Pin
jschell18-Dec-23 7:04
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jschell18-Dec-23 7:17
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trønderen18-Dec-23 9:36
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jschell19-Dec-23 4:49
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trønderen19-Dec-23 13:59
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jschell20-Dec-23 5:40
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trønderen18-Dec-23 9:58
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trønderen18-Dec-23 10:16
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(Third partial reply to compensate for my uncontrolled fingers posting before it was intended Smile | :) )
jschell wrote:
Keep in mind that I am not claiming that 'God' exists. But rather just pointing out that there is nothing that one can logically state as an absolute. But one can believe in many things.
Sure, if you go into the philosophical parts of science theory, there is very little we can know - even that 1 + 1 = 2. (I am serious; that is not a joke.) Very little is 100,000% certain and absolute.

So I admit that in my world, I consider 1 + 1 = 2 to be a fact. Some argue about numeric representation and numeric abstractions, and I have to explain it as so many: *, and so many: *, makes so many: **. Philosophers may argue that I cannot be sure of that, but I must say that I feel quite certain.

I guess lots of us seniors must admit that things we held up as truths in our youth are no longer as certain as they used to be. For me, a lot of what I thought might be at least evidence, although not necessarily proof, of something supernatural - all that has crumbled over the years. It takes more than pointing to irrational numbers to convince me "ergo deus est".

If there is an almighty god, he can use his almight to save my soul. If his almight is incomplete so that he needs my help to succeed, he must convince me, and he hasn't been very successful at that yet. If he really is almighty, then I assume that he can handle it without my assistance.
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