Why God Does Not Exist!

Only available on StudyMode
  • Download(s) : 847
  • Published : June 17, 2012
Open Document
Text Preview
Why God Does Not Exist!

According to the dictionary God refers to the one Supreme Being, the creator and the ruler of the universe. Many people believe in God, with blind faith, hoping and believing that there is a life after ours expires. Humanity would rather believe that there is a safe haven and to be “forgiven” for the wrong’s that they have done, then to question the existence of the supreme being that they put so much faith in. Fortunately, there are people such as myself who question the creation of humanity and the religious teaching from which our parent’s, church, and society have taught. This paper examines the rational argument against the existence of God, to show that there is not sufficient evidence or comprehensive argument for the existence of God.

The Ontological Argument: The concept of God refers to one supreme, holy, personal being. The ontological argument is a priori argument for the existence of God, conceived of as the most perfect being, God much exist (dictionary.com). It is impossible to visualize the concept of a perfect being (God) because one can only imagine an image to resemble an image that has been seen, not one that has not. No one can mentally admit the opposite of what is self-evident, as the Philosopher (Metaph. iv, lect. vi) states concerning the first principles of demonstration. But the opposite of the proposition "God is" can be mentally admitted: "The fool said in his heart, there is no God" (Psalm 52:1). Therefore, that God exists is not self-evident. (Aquinas against Anselm) The ontological argument is impressive to the average minded individual using words to describe it like perfect, necessary, and existence built into it’s definition, but to others it’s deception is clear. Even if the people who believe in God could prove that there is a perfect being, how could they link the “being” to being God?

Teleological Argument: The teleological (design) argument is for the existence of God from design based for...
tracking img