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How can god exist outside of time if exist is a connotation of time`

You: I don't see how existence can't imply time It's not completely clear to me what you mean by that, but I assume you mean that, in your opinion, existence necessarily implies time. I don't know ...
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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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What is the reason behind the fourth axiom in Gödel's ontological proof?

There are a couple of different versions of the proof. Wrt Wiki, we have that Axiom 4: "If a property is positive, then it is necessarily positive", is used in the proof of Theorem 3: "....
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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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Are there versions of theism or supernaturalism that offer testable predictions?

First a couple words about your disclaimer. Saying the supernatural "maybe follows laws of a different kind" is speculative. If they were indeed different fundamental "laws," they ...
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Are there versions of theism or supernaturalism that offer testable predictions?

Yes. The Christian religion says there is an afterlife, so you can test that by topping yourself. Unfortunately, it is a high-stakes test, and even if it proves true you will not be able to share the ...
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If we assume God exists, why isn't He doing something about all the wars and suffering on Earth? Is there a plan behind His reasoning?

You assume you are separate from God. What if you assume the contrary: You are part of the problem; you are part of the solution; you are in collaboration with God as co-creator? I normally don't ...
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What kind of evidence would make theism/supernaturalism more theoretically virtuous than naturalism?

Preamble -- "Naturalism" is not a clear concept As a start to this discussion, Oppy's definition of naturalism is seriously flawed: Naturalism is the claim that there are none but natural ...
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Can an immaterial being not be conscious?

It might be that immaterial beings are made of pure consciousness, in which case, a non-conscious immaterial being would be a contradiction in terms. But given that we don't know that to be the case, ...
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What kind of evidence would make theism/supernaturalism more theoretically virtuous than naturalism?

What kind of evidence would make theism/supernaturalism more theoretically virtuous than naturalism? Objective evidence. Objective evidence is for example the evidence that you are looking at a tree ...
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