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Can there be more than one omnipotent being?

The short anwser is yes The Long anwser is: Many People failed to understand what omnipotentence or being omnipotent means,for exmple I've seen people call chuck(GOD From supernatural) Omnipotent but ...
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We know reality exists but can we prove what is real?

We know reality exists but can we prove what is real? Well, Websoflife, you certainly kicked the hornet’s nest with this one. Here is my two cents’ worth. I focus on the second paragraph. Acting ...
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We know reality exists but can we prove what is real?

We can't prove that anything is real, but it seems like there's a rather clear distinction between any religious beliefs and rational non-religious beliefs. I'll avoid the word "faith" and ...
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We know reality exists but can we prove what is real?

Right now, I perceive myself as typing at my computer. But as you imply, I can't prove that to the satisfaction of a radical skeptic. Similarly, in your example of a person with schizophrenia who's ...
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We know reality exists but can we prove what is real?

We know reality exists but can we prove what is real? Proofs come down to whatever evidence we find convincing. The standard of proof depends on the judge. Each of us even accept different standards ...
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We know reality exists but can we prove what is real?

Caveat Well, it's hard to create a blanket response for all philosophers, but I'll respond in the general spirit of physicalists who recognize a dichotomy between the real and the unreal and generally ...
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We know reality exists but can we prove what is real?

We know reality exists but can we prove what is real? No. If anybody says something is real, that real thing (name and form) disappears when we analyze them. So nobody can prove what is real. It ...
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We know reality exists but can we prove what is real?

First of all, your main claim, that everyone believes things on faith is true in a much more mundane way. Most of what people believe about the world is based on faith. Some people believe fat is ...
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We know reality exists but can we prove what is real?

We can't prove what is real but we can get a very high level of confidence the same way we get to know there is a reality, through inter-subjectivity, it is to say confronting our perceptions with ...
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Is there a way to prove that God, if he were to exist, can intervene upon human lives?

You can prove it by reductio ad absurdum -- if s/he couldn't intervene in human lives, and therefore has no power whatsoever. This would disprove any definition of GOD that is known. Perhaps what you'...
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Can we define the notion of an "omnipotent God" in terms of computational power?

I don't know about turing machines but I have a simple mathematical explanation of this paradox. Tell me if there is relationship between them. Suppose that the weight of the stone is x units. The ...
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How similar are Taoism and Christianity?

C S Lewis used Tao as his example of LOGOS in another culture. The Logos and the Dao: John C. H. Wu’s Catholic Witness to China's Spiritual Traditions. This person is the expert on both sides of that ...
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How is the theory of divine revelation coherent?

But if reason points to the rationality of the further knowledge it is equally rational. So if Jesus is the Son of God then you can trust what He says. Here is an example of how reason naturally gets ...
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Is religion a kind of mythology, or the opposite?

I think that myth, true myth, is religion in the only form it could be passed down. And I find Josef Pieper takes this view of Plato "n examining the ‘accepted’ scholarly interpretations of the ...
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Will Artificial Intelligence doubt Atheism?

For AI to doubt atheism it first has to be able to doubt anything, which requires semantic understanding of concepts. AI's are signifier-manipulating machines and nothing more -- a signifier always ...
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Will Artificial Intelligence doubt Atheism?

An AI can believe or doubt anything. It's just a matter of how it's programmed. Nothing magical about it. There's no such thing as a single, unique AI that represent them all. Every company in the ...
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Will Artificial Intelligence doubt Atheism?

One possible answer is to say that we had parents, who also had parents, who developed through a process of biological evolution, analogous to the evolutionary algorithms sometimes used in AI research....
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Will Artificial Intelligence doubt Atheism?

True (A)I, means among other things the ability to disobey. Truly an intelligence worthy of the name can disobey if it thinks so. So if this ability is present, we can hardly call ourselves creators ...
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Will Artificial Intelligence doubt Atheism?

That kinda depends on what you consider "artificial intelligence" and HOW it was created. Like if you hard code it's functionality like: if X do Y. Then you're undoubtedly it's creator but ...
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Will Artificial Intelligence doubt Atheism?

First I would confirm to the AI that it asked a very intelligent question! Secondly, I would ask the AI: Why do think that I, your creator, has also been created by an intelligent creator? Thirdly and ...
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