Flashcards on Positions on the Existence of God

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What are the arguments for the existence of God?

Argument from design, argument from morality, and personal religious experiences.

What is the argument against the existence of God based on suffering and evil?

The problem of evil states that the existence of evil and suffering in the world is incompatible with an all-loving and all-powerful God.

What is the Atheistic argument against the existence of God?

Atheists argue that there is a lack of empirical evidence to support the existence of God.

What is the Agnostic position on the existence of God?

Agnostics believe that it is impossible to know whether God exists or not.

What is the Teleological argument for the existence of God?

The Teleological argument, also known as the argument from design, posits that the complexity and order in the universe point towards an intelligent designer, i.e., God.

What is the Cosmological argument for the existence of God?

The Cosmological argument suggests that the existence of the universe itself implies a first cause, which is God.

What are some examples of Personal religious experiences?

Visions, miracles, answered prayers, and a sense of presence of a higher power are examples of personal religious experiences that some individuals use as evidence for the existence of God.

Explain the argument from morality for the existence of God

The argument from morality asserts that the existence of objective moral values and duties indicates the existence of a moral lawgiver, i.e., God.

What is the Evidential argument against the existence of God?

The Evidential argument states that the lack of convincing evidence for the existence of God leads to the conclusion that God probably does not exist.

What is the Ontological argument for the existence of God?

The Ontological argument proposes that the very concept of God as the greatest being entails existence, as it would be greater to exist in reality than just in the mind.

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What do Agnostics believe about the existence of God?



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Which argument states that the existence of the universe implies a first cause, which is God?



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What is the main argument from design called?



Which argument proposes that the lack of convincing evidence for God's existence leads to the conclusion that God probably does not exist?



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