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Will God ever die?

I'm a Muslim, and the Quran states in multiple chapters that God has no beginning and end. He is the First and the Last, the Ascendant and the Intimate, and He is, of all things, Knowing. Al-Hadid 57:...
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The older, the smarter. Is the wisdom of time a scientifically proven fact or just human prejudices?

We've used telescopes and microscopes and other technologies to observe things ancient thinkers couldn't observe. We've evaluated the processes used by ancient thinkers for gaining knowledge, and we'...
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The older, the smarter. Is the wisdom of time a scientifically proven fact or just human prejudices?

Per some moderately-reliable sources, IQ was traditionally calculated with respect to age. So if a young person could solve problems posed for adults, their IQ was deemed higher. Mental Age: x ...
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The older, the smarter. Is the wisdom of time a scientifically proven fact or just human prejudices?

Science and engineering respect ancient knowledge too. However, technology has expanded so greatly that the lessons that were useful then are less applicable now. Aristotelian concepts of motion are ...
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The older, the smarter. Is the wisdom of time a scientifically proven fact or just human prejudices?

Your premise is flatly at odds with evidence, to the point where I believe that it is incoherent. Physicists credit Democritus with the concept of atoms. Engineers use principles first documented by ...
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The older, the smarter. Is the wisdom of time a scientifically proven fact or just human prejudices?

No. As you can have teens who have been in jail most of their lives, and released when into their 50's or 60's. They may be "older" but they ain't "wiser" to the world. Also, time ...
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The older, the smarter. Is the wisdom of time a scientifically proven fact or just human prejudices?

Analytic and continental philosophies might be seen as programmes, in the sense that they are sets of related activities with long-term goals. But in counter-distinction to that view, philosophy also ...
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The older, the smarter. Is the wisdom of time a scientifically proven fact or just human prejudices?

The Egyptians understood Pythagoras' theorem. Guess what, we didn't bin. They say no average citizen was able to live as well as a citizen of Ancient Rome before the Fall, until London in the 1720s, ...
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Is Christianity testable?

In order to determine whether Christianity is testable or not, you first have to define "Christianity". It is not sufficient to say, for instance, that Christianity is that which is conveyed ...
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Is Plato's ideal world comparable to heaven?

Plato Plato, generally beleived that a man, carries from his birth, knowledge, attributes and experiences and that what we consider as "learning" is in fact the recollection of that ...
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How can God gives us free will and yet be the creator and originator of everything at the same time?

By simplifying things, one could say that "free will" in general, is the ability one has to take part in the creation process, by acting. But, what will come out of these interventions, is ...
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How can God gives us free will and yet be the creator and originator of everything at the same time?

The argument made depends on an unstated assumption: "If X makes a choice, Y must not have made that choice." If you make a choice, then God cannot have made that choice. For some ...
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How can God gives us free will and yet be the creator and originator of everything at the same time?

“Free will” is independent of the environment. A person in jail can have the free will to want to leave, yet not be able to leave. So it is absolutely possible to have free will where your free will ...
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How can God gives us free will and yet be the creator and originator of everything at the same time?

The phenomenon of dichotomy in nature is ever integral to any philosopical .notion/idea/framework, In whatever way eyed, there is never a time this phenomenon is inconspicuous to common sense....
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How can God gives us free will and yet be the creator and originator of everything at the same time?

Whatever ways anyone can work using his/her freewill is already determined by God. Just imagine it as a computer program, whatever ways a person can act is defined by a number of IF cases. In which If ...
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How can God gives us free will and yet be the creator and originator of everything at the same time?

One of the classic example of gods in various religions is as parents mother or father or both. And if you stay in that picture, a child actually is the creation of it's parents. It's a direct copy of ...
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How can religious conception of choice be consistent with the notion of omnipotent, all powerful God?

Yes and yes. The supposed compatibility of free will and an omniscient, omnipotent God really doesn't hold up to scrutiny at all. If God knows everything we will do before we do it, how can our ...
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Is there philosophy for uncertainty and fear?

I always have thoughts that I might burn in hell from God. Baruch Spinoza describes an affect as a feeling of desire, pleasure, or pain accompanied by an idea of its cause. He describes love as a ...
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Non-theism is neither Theism nor Atheism?

After years as a theist Quaker Christian (which would be most Quakers), I found myself unable to accept basic orthodox Christian doctrine about the nature of Jesus. I also no longer believe in a ...
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