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Therefore that Island Greater than that which no Island can be conceived, must exist in
reality and the understanding. (Reductio ad absurdum).The X referred to by “That Island” is limited to the category of an Island. Whereas God isreferred to as “that” hence placing no limit.Kant’s Response to AnselmKant is in search of a good butler.A good butler must:Be politeSpeak GermanLook Good in a tuxedo.Make sure that the butler EXISTS.Kant is saying that EXISTENCE is not a predicate. (Not a real quality)When you are saying God exists, his existence is not a quality as it lacks descriptive factors. And thus the definition of God is empty of his existence.Norman Malcolm: “Anselm’s ontological Arguments” Philosophical Review (1962)Here it is said that EXISTENCE IS NOT A PREDICATE.A Butler that isPoliteSpeaks GermanLooks good in a tuxAnd is a necessary existence.BUT NECESSARY EXISTENCE IS A PREDICATE.“God is defined as that best necessarily existent being.”This either makes sense, that God is necessary.Or it is incoherent (contradictory), and God cannot exist because the word God is meaningless.

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