Philosophy God exists

Philosophy God exists - • Believe in God alone •...

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Philosophy 9/16 16/09/2008 14:46:00 God: An omnipotent, omnibenevolent, omniscient being who created the world  and is responsible for rewards and punishments. Infinitely rewards those who believe in  him and infinitely punishes those who dont God*: A supremely powerful being who is not omnibenevolent and is responsible  for rewards and punishments. Infinitely rewards those who believe in him and infinitely  punishes those who dont God**:………………and he infinitely rewards those who suspend judgment  concerning gods and infinitely punishes those who believe in some god or other. 4 Possible Hypotheses: H1: God exists H2: God* exists H3: God ** exists H4: None of the gods exist Options: Believe in God alone
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Unformatted text preview: • Believe in God* alone • Suspend judgments ← Utility of Option 1= Utiliy of heavenXP(heaven/otion) + utility of HellXp9hell/option1) +utility of deathXp(death/option 1 ← ← Utility of option 2=…. .(…/option2)….(…./option2)……. ← ← ← ← If there was a god who punished u for eternity for not believing, rewarding for believing. Be unjust-not omnibenevolent. ← H1=less plausible as H2 ← So its more rational to believe in a not omnibenevolent being, then to believe in the triple O being ← H2 is favored to H1 ← ← ← More practical to believe H3 exists more than H1 ← So one must suspend judgment ← ← Why is H3 more practical? 16/09/2008 14:46:00 ← 16/09/2008 14:46:00 ←...
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