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C/D: You consider Spinoza's god a valid definition of a god.

#1DiranosaurPosted 8/7/2011 4:30:58 PM
Spinoza basically argues that everything is made up of god, and that the god is not more than this. Immanent instead of transcendent. Basically pantheism before it had a name.

For me, C.
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#2anavriNPosted 8/7/2011 4:36:21 PM
Sure, the concept of 'god' is very flexible and can include a vast range of interpretations.
Also, Spinoza's god actually make some sense to me (that is, in a non-metaphorical sense), unlike the Greek pantheon or the Abrahaimic god.
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#3DagorhaPosted 8/7/2011 4:48:46 PM
Confirm. I'm actually a pantheist of sorts.
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#4KNessJMPosted 8/7/2011 11:19:52 PM
What's the point in using the word "God" then?
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#5TheWetRatPosted 8/8/2011 2:55:12 AM
What's the point in using the word "God" then?

No major pantheistic religion uses the word "God."
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#6RetrotasticPosted 8/8/2011 4:15:45 AM
It can be said that a God who is everywhere is also nowhere.
#7DagorhaPosted 8/8/2011 6:35:57 AM
sooooo God is Schrodinger?
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#8the_hedonistPosted 8/8/2011 7:30:28 AM
That's a valid definition for that god, but it does not fit every god.

In Christianity, for example, God is both immanent and transcendent.
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#9fudrickPosted 8/8/2011 11:08:13 AM
Retrotastic posted...
It can be said that a God who is everywhere is also nowhere.

So does this mean that christianity's omnipresent god doesn't exist?
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#10AtomicItalianPosted 8/8/2011 11:25:58 AM
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