God's rocks (was: Re: Good books generally)

Tue Feb 18 08:59:38 PST 2003

On Tue, Feb 18, 2003 at 12:10:46PM -0500, John Klein <zarkon at illrepute.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 18 Feb 2003, Matthew Hunter wrote:
> @> > (I am not saying I endorse Leibniz's point of view, simply that this
> @> > argument is not bulletproof.)
> @> > Or there's this one: He could make a rock, then decide not to lift it.
> @> I've always preferred the solution that says if he makes a rock 
> @> he cannot lift, he is no longer omnipotent -- there's no going 
> @> back.
> From the point of view of a religious scholar, though, that's not an
> acceptable solution; basically, the tension arises from the following set
> of statements:

I'm not a religious scholar.

I want a logical solution to the paradox and I don't care if God 
dies as a result.

Matthew Hunter (matthew at infodancer.org)
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