Re: help with "proof" for non-existence of God

The Low Golden Willow (
Mon, 10 Mar 1997 17:27:38 -0800 (PST)

On Mar 10, 7:31pm, "Dan Hook" wrote:

} If a being is omniscent then it knows the position and state of every
} particle in the universe. Of course, to get that kind of resolution, the
} being would need the entire universe as a storage device. Since adding any
} thought to this being would result in more information in the universe we
} are left with the problem of infinite simulations within simulations. This
} leads to paradox and a paradox is the conclusion of a negative proof.

If we don't know how to handle infinities, I'm not sure we can say
paradox is involved. At any rate, God could well be outside our
universe, in which case you're hosed.

Merry part,
-xx- Damien R. Sullivan X-) <*>

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