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elmo14's Avatar Jump to comment 26 by elmo14

@jonjermey

But there lies the whole problem. Once the premise is accepted, "everything happens for a reason", there is no conceivable evidence that can refute that position. No matter what you bring up, no matter how egregious an incident, it can be explained by stating that humans are short-sighted and should not expect to be able to understand god's master plan.

Though your argument does clearly show the innate ridiculousness of their position, it is still perfectly logical for them to believe what they say given their presuppositions that the 3-O god exists and a human mind cannot understand its plan. And now that I think about it, it also gives them extra support in their willful ignorance..."well I don't know, but I can't possibly know, so why bother trying to know?"

btw, 3-O meing omniscient, omnipotent and omnipresent.

Thu, 05 Aug 2010 21:10:43 UTC | #496397