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    Default Aristotle's idea of God

    "Therefore it must be of itself that the divine thought thinks (since it is the most excellent of things), and its thinking is a thinking on thinking."

    (bk xii, 9)

    http://classics.mit.edu/Aristotle/me...cs.12.xii.html

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    If, then, God is always in that good state in which we sometimes are, this compels our wonder; and if in a better this compels it yet more. And God is in a better state. And life also belongs to God; for the actuality of thought is life, and God is that actuality; and God's self-dependent actuality is life most good and eternal. We say therefore that God is a living being, eternal, most good, so that life and duration continuous and eternal belong to God; for this is God.
    (bk xii, 7)

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    I wonder what God's idea of Aristotle was.......
    Isaiah 6:5
    “Woe to me!” I cried. “I am ruined! For I am a man of unclean lips, and I live among a people of unclean lips, and my eyes have seen the King, the Lord Almighty.”

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    I wonder what God thinks about His creations killing each other.
    Does he laugh and roll on the ground in merriment?
    Does he scratch his head and wonder how he fucked it all up?

    Maybe there are more than one God and each have Teams?
    Maybe they bet on which Team kills more of the other Team?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack View Post
    I wonder what God thinks about His creations killing each other.
    Does he laugh and roll on the ground in merriment?
    Does he scratch his head and wonder how he fucked it all up?

    Maybe there are more than one God and each have Teams?
    Maybe they bet on which Team kills more of the other Team?
    Well, Aristotle does not think God is a Creator.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BidenPresident View Post
    Well, Aristotle does not think God is a Creator.
    What's he do then?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack View Post
    What's he do then?
    Causes desire and motion.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BidenPresident View Post
    Causes desire and motion.
    Why?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack View Post
    Why?
    Just is.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BidenPresident View Post
    Just is.
    Awesome.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack View Post
    Awesome.
    It is the cause of motion. Physical and mental. But Aristotle was opposed to religion, so it is nothing like Christianity.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BidenPresident View Post
    It is the cause of motion. Physical and mental. But Aristotle was opposed to religion, so it is nothing like Christianity.
    Can you 'see' this God? Does he live somewhere? Does he have any friends? Wife and kids?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack View Post
    Can you 'see' this God? Does he live somewhere? Does he have any friends? Wife and kids?
    Stupid. We're done.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BidenPresident View Post
    Stupid. We're done.
    --->"No stupid Questions, ... just stupid Answers".

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack View Post
    --->"No stupid Questions, ... just stupid Answers".
    No, you are stupid. Troll somewhere else, asshole.

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