For the notion (a), though scientific evidences, such as the Big Bang Theory, suggest the “space-time” universe began to exist a finite time ago, but they may not be persuasive enough to show that the world truly had a beginning. For the notion (b), Mathematical equation “1+1=2” and logical principle “if P then P” are examples of non-physical things, and the relationship between God and other non-physical things becomes tricky. They seem eternal and it’s not very plausible to say that they began to exist at the Big Bang. They seem to be independent from God’s creation. Thus it’s problematic to claim that God is responsible for everything in such kind of universe.
Since he cannot have created himself or caused to his existence, he cannot be omnipotent. In other words, if God is eternal, infinite, omnipotent and omniscient we can assume that something can come from nothing. Therefore I conclude that Descartes ground conflicts with his
This is untrue. Hitler never had the popular votes to become Chancellor of Germany, and the only reason he got the job was because the German leaders entered into a series of back-room deals. Some claim that Hitler's rise was nonetheless legal under the German system. The problem is that what was "legal" under the German system would not be considered legal under a truer and better-working democracy. In a democracy along the lines of the United States or Great Britain, Hitler could have never risen to power.
These other objects, in turn, was put into motion by still another object preceding it, and so forth. This series cannot go on backward to infinity, though, since there would otherwise be no first mover and thus no subsequent movement. Therefore, we must conclude that there is a first unmoved mover, which we understand to be God. Second, we observe that everything has an efficient cause and that nothing is or can be the cause of itself. It is impossible, though, that the series of causes should extend back to infinity because every cause is dependent on a prior cause and the ultimate cause is thus dependent on a previous cause.
Lewis and Clark Are Not the Parents of Superman Superman and the famous explorers, Lewis and Clark, may seem that they have a resemblance to one another because of their names—Superman’s real name being Clark Kent. However, there is no possible way that Lewis and Clark could be the parents of Superman for many reasons. First of all Lewis and Clark are both men and are incapable of producing children. Secondly, Lewis and Clark are from different time period that Superman and lastly, Lewis and Clark are nonfictional, and Superman is a made up super hero from a comic book. President Thomas Jefferson asked Meriwether Lewis to go on an expedition for him in the early 19th century to the Pacific coast to study the area’s surroundings such as
He thinks that Aquinas had made an error in linking cause and effect – as have any other humans that have done the same. Cause and effect are two completely different things, linked incorrectly in the mind by induction. Hume argues that because of this error, there is no cause and effect chain and therefore, no first cause. He argues that we have no direct experience of the creation of the universe and so we cannot speak meaningfully about it. Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) agrees with the idea that we cannot try to comprehend something outside of our reach – we can
“Life’s but a walking shadow……signifying nothing” (Macbeth by William Shakespeare) “If the whole universe has no meaning, we should never have found out that it has no meaning: just as, if there were no light in the universe and therefore no creatures with eyes, we should never know it was dark. Dark would be without meaning” (C.S. Lewis). Both quotes came from two different men that were writers but the difference between both of the writers they have different levels of spirituality. Incorporated in this essay, C.S.
The opposite is to de-couple – where there is absolutely no relationship. Using an antigravity generator to float the loudspeaker is an example of de-coupling. Even magnetic levitation has some degree of coupling. Absolute de-coupling is impossible using current technology. So, for the real-world purposes of understanding loudspeaker coupling/decoupling, there is no perfect coupler and there is no perfect de-coupler.
There is wishful thinking in Hell as well as on Earth. In conclusion, I ought to add that no effort has been made to clear up the chronology of the letters. Number XVII appears to have been composed before rationing became serious; but in general the diabolical method of dating seems to bear no relation to terrestrial time and I have not attempted to reproduce it. The history of the European
As such, it rejects not only drilling into rocks to date the age of the Earth, but also ice core dating, which hint that the Earth is far older then the timeline they go by. Instead, they interpret it as a result of a global flood. Flat Earth creationism is the belief that God created the world with a flat surface 6,000 years ago. All that modern science says about shape, size, and age of the Earth is wrong, and evolution did not and still does not occur. Very few people today maintain such a belief.