Can God create a rock that he cannot lift?

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10 Aug 2022, 10:51 am

Can God create married bachelors?

Can God make two plus two equal five?

Can God destroy himself?

Can God create a being more powerful than himself?



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10 Aug 2022, 10:54 am

For a definitive answer, you'll have to ask god...not us.

As for married bachelors? No. If they were married they would no longer be bachelors by definition.



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10 Aug 2022, 10:55 am

God can do anything he wants because he's fictitious like vampires and Pokémons.



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10 Aug 2022, 11:11 am

I saw some book the other day, written by some prophet/doomsayer saying that the Rapture was probably going to happen sometime in 1988. :lol: They said that only God knows exactly when the Rapture will begin, even the angels in heaven and his own son don't know.

So... if even Jesus doesn't know when the word will end, how would he know when to return to the Earth? :?



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10 Aug 2022, 11:16 am

God can create anything he can conceive of even a kidney stone so large even he couldn't pass it.


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10 Aug 2022, 11:17 am

God invented everything including the laws of mathematics.

But even God messes up.

When he created this Universe he meant for the value of pi (the ratio between a circle's circumference to its diameter) to be exactly three.

But he messed up and ended up with pi being the irrational number we now know that starts with 3.14, and then goes on with a random patternless sequence of billions of digits forever.

Next Universe...he will get it right. The circles of the next Universe will be exactly three times their diameter!



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10 Aug 2022, 11:27 am

No such mythical entity exists, so the questions are meaningless.


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10 Aug 2022, 12:15 pm

DanielW wrote:
For a definitive answer, you'll have to ask god...not us.
This is the only sensible answer in this thread, so far.


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10 Aug 2022, 12:49 pm

Fnord wrote:
DanielW wrote:
For a definitive answer, you'll have to ask god...not us.
This is the only sensible answer in this thread, so far.



How is it 'sensible'?

Even if he exists... what are you gonna do? Email God, and expect him to email you back with a straight answer? :lol:

Asking you to "ask God" is just as senseless as anything else said on this thread. :lol:



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10 Aug 2022, 2:28 pm

Which God?

If we’re talking about the gods of Ancient Greece, it probably depends on their mood.


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10 Aug 2022, 2:51 pm

I don't know. You'll have to ask him.


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10 Aug 2022, 2:57 pm

From my website:

Threadkiller in a debate about the annoying question "Could God creat a rock he couldn't lift?"

I think the debate-ender is this: God has the power to ignore people who suggest he create a rock
that he can’t lift. And perhaps if we are lucky he can smite them with some sort of plague.
Maybe the movie “Snakes on a Plane” was this very plague.

Oh, and by the way - God created evolution.


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11 Aug 2022, 12:48 am

Ive come across a different "threadkiller" answer.

Back in high school I asked a Catholic buddy the old "if God is all powerful could he build a boulder so heavy that even he couldnt lift it?" question.

My buddy thought about for it a while, and then the next day he came up with "Yes. God, the Father, could indeed build a boulder so heavy that....God the Son, couldnt lift it.".

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