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Old 10-11-2009, 11:39 PM
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Re: possible explanations as to why the universe exists

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There you are wrong. Yes, they pray to the saints and believe Mary is divine, but they still only call God, God. A Monotheistic religion believes in one God. Therefore Christianity is monotheistic. Even when praying to the saints and Mary they are only asking them to speak to God on their behalf.
Just because one of the deities is more powerful than the others doesn't mean that the remainder are not still deities. Before anybody can claim a religion to be monotheistic or polytheistic, you need to define what it means to be a god.
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Old 10-11-2009, 11:51 PM
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Re: possible explanations as to why the universe exists

I believe that the world was created by an omnipotent (or at least very powerful) creature.

I also believe that creature is a dick.

Just look at our world and you'll know why.
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Old 10-12-2009, 12:06 AM
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Re: possible explanations as to why the universe exists

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I think the existence of the universe is a bit too broad of a topic for us now. We should really focus more on, you know, saving ourselves before worrying about that. :3
pertinent song is pertinent.



(she's so pretty too ;_;

anyways, judging by a couple posts we've hit the problem of evil again.

along with definition of "a god", which is fairly commonly agreed upon by the western-minded deists, I would think.

Problem of evil in summarized format: if God made everything and evil exists, isn't he responsible for that evil, thus-to a degree, evil as opposed to benevolent?

PS: thanks, Nolan, for introduction to the song.
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