Re: Why atheism beats agnosticism (Was: Re: Contacting God)
Thu, 23 Apr 1998 07:02:37 -0500 (CDT)
At 01:35 4/23/98 +0200, you wrote:
>>Being omnipotent = being responsible for all that
>Is real omnipotence actually possible? With reference to which environment?
>How can you know that there are no other physical environments than those
>you can create and dwell in? Certainly, entities can become so powerful that
>they would *seem* omnipotent to us. Just like horsemen could seem like
>halfgods to people who have never seen horses or cars. But real omnipotence?
>I cannot think of a single point of existence when it would be reached.
Omnipotence is knowing everything, even everything you don't or can't know.
And we can go on in this vein for years...
I think it's just another example of Man's ability to imagine what he can
never reach. Without this, the world would be a duller place!