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Essay 6b DONE - debunking the validity of G-d “Have you...

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Low Rise 6-6364 Cornell University Ithaca, NY 14853 November 14, 2006 Dear Pierce Brosnan: Vegas Times Mr. Brosnan, I by all means understand the consideration and scrutiny involved in selecting the weekly editorials. Let me reassure you, as a recent publisher who was in charge of Cornell University ’s editorial submissions, that my editorial, G?d , will go above and beyond your expectations. The question of G-d, which looms above our heads to this day, is scrutinized throughout one of the 18 th century’s greatest works, The Persian Letters (1721) . Is G-d Allah? Is G-d Yawabh? Is there even a G-d? How are we to live our lives? What are we to do? These are the questions running through the minds of Vegas Times’ teenage target audience. If published, G?d will ease and direct readers to answer these questions with the help of 18 th century philosophers, literary works, and contemporary reasoning. Pasted below is an asserti o n from G?d , quoting Friedrich Nietzche, which show s the reader that man’s scientific findings and beliefs are
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Unformatted text preview: debunking the validity of G-d: “Have you heard of that madman who lit a lantern in the bright morning hours, ran to the market place, and cried incessantly, "I seek God! I seek God!" As many of those who do not believe in God were standing around just then, he provoked much laughter. ..Whither is God," he cried. "I shall tell you. We have killed him - you and I. All of us are murderers. ... God is dead. God remains dead. And we have killed him. ..” d In a world riddled with the battles between science and G-d, my submission will not only captive Vegas Times ’ current subscribers, but all of the controversial points expressed will evoke even more readers to anticipate my next editorial which will thus amplify subscription sales . As magazine retail trends prove, revenue soars during times of great controversy. Thank you for considering my submission and and I hope to hear from you soon. Sincerely yours, Armand Editorialist...
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This essay was uploaded on 12/11/2007 for the course PHIL 2630 taught by Professor Pereboom, d during the Fall '07 term at Cornell.

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