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Does God Exist?

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Does God Exist? In this essay I am going to explore and analyse arguments concerning the existence of God. I will be investigating all the different beliefs about God from Christians including: 'Moral and Divine Command', 'Ontological', 'Cosmological' and the argument from design. These areas of belief will all be fully considered and analysed in depth. After doing this, I will therefore come to a conclusion of my own sort and explain my own beliefs and there reasons. For many centuries people have believed in this figure called 'God', who apparently created the World, everything inside it and around it. Some people have had experiences involving him and just believe what is written in the Christian holy book, what they call the 'Bible'. There are many stories in this book, which mention of 'God', his son and how the World came about. But can people judge what it says in a book without any real evidence? Can they believe other people's experiences with this amazing concept of 'God'? ...read more.

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There is no evidence what so ever to back up this idea. People have set laws and regulations over the years to keep society in an orderly fashion. If they did not, then Earth would be the most uncivilised place out of anywhere. However, I can almost see the point that was made. I think what Aquinas was trying to state was that someone had to have created rules before because as early human beings we weren't as intelligent as today and could not have had enough intellect as to do something like invent rules and regulations. But that's where they are wrong because rules were invented very early on but that's not necessarily saying that they were the correct rules and regulations. That's why a lot or laws have been changed or are being changed to this present day because people make decisions and rules up based upon the present time era that they are in. 'Ontological Argument' Ontological arguments suggest that 'God' is the highest when it comes down to existence. ...read more.

Conclusion

'Argument For Design' William Paley believed that everything has to have a designer. He once said, 'everything is an intentional design of an intelligent creator'. This argument asserts that the enormous complexity found in nature can only be explained by the presence of a cosmic "designer", i.e. 'God'. This is pretty true, someone must have designed us. Maybe we are just someone's science project? However, no one knows! Overall, I personally believe that all of these statements are wrong. And I also believe that no one will ever know whether they're right or not. To satisfy me, everything has to have some sort of evidence to prove it's existence otherwise you cannot prove anything. For example, you may not be able to see the wind, but you can see it's consequences and you can feel it on your body. With 'God', you cannot see it and you can't feel it. In fact, there's no sense of 'God' what so ever. But then, there's no evidence to prove that 'God' doesn't exist. You just can't win! I know my views, and I also believe that everyone should think up their own and keep it to them self. Louis Maxwell 11D2 ...read more.

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