An Omnipotent God is Logically Impossible

>Existence exists.

>We Perceive.

>Something exists which someone perceives.

>Someone exists who possesses consciousness, which is the faculty of perceiving what exists.

>There are different things that come out of this existence.

>Existence, with different intensities and consistencies makes different attributes which define these different things.

>A is A. A has certain attributes, that distinguish it incontrovertibly from B or C.

>If a thing has no attributes, then it is a nonentity–it does not and cannot exist.

>A can not be B at the same time as it is A if they have different opposing attributes. Contradiction doesn’t work.

>If you come to a conclusion in your logic that has a contradiction, at least one of your premises which brought you to that conclusion must be wrong.

>This Principle over the existence of paradoxes is absolute. In any attempt to dismiss you would actually have to apply it.

>Thus it cannot be created, it is pre-existent. It is a fundamental law of reality.It is part of what defines reality.

>If a God exists he would have to be bound by it.

>To say he is not means he is not bound by reality, which means he does not, in relative to us, exist.

>If he is bound by it, he does exist. But is not omnipotent.

>To say he is omnipotent would be to say he has dominion over The Law of Paradoxes, which is illogical. An omnipotent God is impossible.
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>Causes were caused by something.

>Effects have an effect.

>Cause and effect are bound.

>To say they are not is to say things do not have to operate upon logic, that something can happen for no reason and that something can happen to which does not have any effect.

>This principle of cause and effect is another fundamental law of reality which is absolute and is part of what defines reality. It cannot be created.

>If there is a God he would have to be bound by this law.

>To say he is not means he is not bound by reality, which means he does not, in relative to us, exist.

>If he is bound by it, he does exist. But is not omnipotent.

>To say he is omnipotent would be to say he has dominion over the law of cause and effect, which is illogical. An omnipotent God is impossible.

>If God exists, he does not need a beginning if he exists outside time. But if he exists, he is bound by reality and those things which define it, which are it’s laws. The law of cause and effect, though not requiring a beginning of God does require that he have a cause for existence.

>This also means that if there is a God he would not be omnipotent because some outside force must have caused him.
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>Effects cannot cause themselves. circular reasoning doesn’t work.

>This Law of Circular Reasoning is absolute and another fundamental law of reality which is part of what defines it. It cannot be created.

>If there is a God he would have to be bound by this law.

>To say he is not means he is not bound by reality, which means he does not, in relative to us, exist.

>If he is bound by it, he does exist. But is not omnipotent.

>To say he is omnipotent would be to say he has dominion over The Law of Circular Reasoning, which is illogical. An omnipotent God is impossible.

Further more, consider this; if God is omnipotent he can lift any stone, but he can also make a stone that he cannot lift, if he cannot lift any stone he is not omnipotent and if he cannot make a stone that he cannot lift he is not omnipotent, yet, to be able to do both is contradictory, it simply isn’t possible.

And further more still, IF there actually is a logical reason for the very existence of God, that in itself would mean that God is bound by that logic, it would be the cause for God and have dominion over him. But if there is NO logical reason for the existence of God, that would mean God does not exist.

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3 Responses to “An Omnipotent God is Logically Impossible”

  1. hey buddy,

    LOGIC IS AWESOME!!!
    Nice blog =P

  2. Joseph T. Says:

    Logic is awesome, yes. But what you have written is not logical.

    If you were to take a basic logic course, you would find that your greatest problem is in the definitions of your terms.

    Of course, I realized that you were being facetious when you began to use the old “Can God make a rock so big that even he can’t lift it?” Even the lowliest undergrad knows better than to keep a straight face with that one. But whatever the humor intended by it, the punch line on that one escaped me. Perhaps a generation gap of sorts. And perhaps that in itself was the joke.

    Peace.

  3. Ok Joseph, thank you for your opinion. Next time though, I would appreciate it if you explained yourself rather than telling me how wrong I am, or else your comment is pretty pointless and does not resolve anything.

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