Any omnipotent being can't create a rock so heavy that he himself can't lift it

March 8, 2015, 12:54 am

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The debate "Any omnipotent being can't create a rock so heavy that he himself can't lift it" was started by Satvik_Soni on March 8, 2015, 12:54 am. 11 people are on the agree side of this discussion, while 9 people are on the disagree side. People are starting to choose their side. It looks like most of the people in this community are on the agreeing side of this statement.

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Satvik_Soni, Blindness, dagyemango, Cody, danielle, mdavis1309 and 5 visitors agree.
processing123, PsychDave, Raydiff3r and 6 visitors disagree.

guys it's a paradox
don't take it that serious

4 years, 8 months ago

God is an omnipotent being, and it is true that He can do anything... except fail. Since it is impossible for God to fail, creating a rock so big that He couldn't move it is an impossible task for Him, because He is limited by His righteousness.

4 years, 8 months ago

I don't know that there is an omnipotent being, but if there is it wouldn't be bound by human imagination. If a deity created a boulder that was infinitely large, it would occupy every point in space. Therefore it couldn't be lifted up since there is no up to lift it into. Just because you can't understand something doesn't mean it can't exist. Most people can't understand the mechanics of gravity, but that doesn't mean they float into space. (comment recycled from another very similar topic)

4 years, 8 months ago
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