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Old 12-13-2006, 04:25 PM #22
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Me, personally I can't see how there can be a god that lets such terrible things go on in the world.

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Old 12-13-2006, 04:52 PM #23
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there is some mixed information here. malevolencey or benevolencey doesn't dictate a god. some of the charactaristics mentioned have to do with what monotheists refer to as God, but a polytheist of Hellanism would call and did call the monotheistic Christians; atheists. why? because they didn't believe in all the gods.

their definition of a god included emporers and pharaohs, and great men, otherwise called "heros" (not the same definition we use today).
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I have reduced God to describable terms.
Thank you for proving my point. God should not be able to be reduced to describable terms. To describe him, is to characterize him. This shouldn't be possible if he's truly a god. Even the word perfection puts a metaphysical limit on a god. For instance, the Christian god desires fellowship with human spirits. I would assert that God knows nothing of "fellowship". Essentially he would find fellowship in himself, if he is anything.
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