Lecture 4 - made by God God was then wrong…which can’t...

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Lecture 4 09/09/2010 09:11:00 Philo suggest, why has there to be a mind behind every design? – can’t matter  be in some order by random Not really…Think of them put into a bag. But then again…when you put random things in YOUR MIND, they formed  into a unified structure. Demea  Feels like Cleanthes is misrepresenting God God does not feel fear because there can be no harm towards him, unlike  human More human= more insulting God the “Father” is used, just because we cannot literary explain our  existence. Allegorical to change God’s mind by prayer… if prayer corrects a mistake 
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Unformatted text preview: made by God, God was then wrong…which can’t be because he is perfect. (prayer to change us, not God) ← ← Cleanthes • Ampormorthes? Harm towards God should be taken Allegorically…. Would be an impious thing to think that we could have power to make God angry • Believes that if • The more transcending = then there seems no point to God ← ← Philo against Cleanthes • 09/09/2010 09:11:00 ← 09/09/2010 09:11:00 ←...
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