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

Tue Feb 18 09:14:05 PST 2003

On Tue, Feb 18, 2003 at 12:24:22PM -0500, John Klein <zarkon at illrepute.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 18 Feb 2003, Matthew Hunter wrote:
> @> > 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.
> I am perplexed; it seems to me that the paradox only exists if you accept
> the existance of God in the first place. 

Or omnipotence.

> If you don't believe in the
> existance of God, then the series of statements as shown is perfectly OK
> with you. It's only the people that do believe that care about producing
> arguments as to why God can or cannot create certain types of rocks.
> (Well, them and people that just like arguing.)

I would fit in the latter category.

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