Personally I find your philosophy only a tad wanting. In regard to morality, even if there is no God (and for my part I am certain there is no gods of any kind), why could there not be an objective morality ? Yes, the universe is mindless,…"
"1. Again, all I am pointing out is that there is evidence against a tri-omni creator of the universe. And I feel comfortable asserting, for example, that such a being would not create a world with so much apparently needless suffering.…"
"If you pose the question, "Why would God do action q?", such that you are asserting that "If God had certain property p, he would not do action q", then you are presuming what God would or would not do. This line of questioning…"
"Thank you for a detailed and thoughtful reply, Jonathan. Let me try to address your concerns:
He might not fear incarceration, but he would strongly prefer to live freely rather than be incarcerated and/or commit suicide. Therefore,…"
"Well, since you asked...
I don't find any of the kinds of appeals to consequences convincing when arguing about metaphysics, for that entails that you know some property of the metaphysical thing you're describing. For example, you…"
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