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Deities cannot exist because of their consciousness

Wolf Kirchmeir wwolfkir at sympatico.can
Tue Nov 25 17:45:08 EST 2003


On Tue, 25 Nov 2003 17:05:50 GMT, Dio wrote:

>
>Wolf Kirchmeir ...
>CUT
>>You can prove anything if you choose your premises appropriately. The
>really
>>difficult trick is to show that your premises are reasonable assumptions.
>
>
>1. Consciousness is produced by brain(CNS) and so on.
>
>2. A deity MUST be conscious, aware of itself.
>
>That are the premises.
>
>Can you say why those premises are not good for you?
>Can you demonstrate that #1 and #2 are false?
>
>bye bye

If a conscious deity exists, then either its nature conforms to the laws of
physics or it doesn't.

If a conscious deity's nature conforms to the laws of physics, by your
premises it must have a brain; hence your premises cannot prove the
non-existence of such a deity.

If a conscious deity's nature does not conform to the laws of physics, it
doesn't need a brain to be conscious, since such a deity could have any
properties whatsoever. In this case, your premises are irrelevant, since they
refer only to entities that obey the laws of physics.

You lose the game.

-- 
Wolf Kirchmeir, Blind River ON Canada
"Nature does not deal in rewards or punishments, but only in consequences."
(Robert Ingersoll)






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