From Pentex via Yahoo Answers:
The definition of the christian god is that he is all-powerful, all-knowing, all-loving and so, perfect.
That is a contradiction, if he was perfect and he existed before creating man, then it would mean he would’ve felt a need for creating man. A perfect being would feel no need for something else.
And if you look at all the other characteristics, you reach the conclusion that all of them are contradictions. In logical terms, the christian god is impossible to exist.
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Simply put, if your reasoning is that a perfect God wouldn’t have created anything, does that mean the the more creative a person is the less talented they are? So Michael Angelo, Thomas Edison and Mozart were not genius, but weak and needy?
It appears to me that your argument is a construct to reach a predisposed conclusion rather than a realistic and practical assessment.
The statement that a if God created man it implies that he felt a need to create man and a perfect being would feel no needs, seems to fly in the face of reality. First, we create things we don’t need all the time. We need food and water. Mozart didn’t need to make music. He may have desired to use his talents but he did not need to. Second, as humans we expect more creativity and output from someone the more talented they are, not less. If someone has a great voice, we don’t consider them greater if they do NOT sing. No, we expect them to use, not waste, their talents. Why would we suddenly consider God to not be great if he chooses to create the universe?
The statement that the characteristics of God are contradictions requires more explanation. I am guessing you will argue that “if God is all powerful, can he create a rock so large he cannot move it.” That is not an argument that all powerful is a contradiction but rather simply a display of our ability to construct a circular argument. Just because we can ponder which came first, the chicken or the egg, doesn’t mean that neither exist.