For my recent post 'God will Never Die' there has been a good response. There have been a few relevant comments . Some of them need an answer, Instead of replying to the comments individually, as the subject is quite complex, I am posting. Existence Definition. " 1. The fact or state of existing; being. 2. The … Continue reading Existence Reality About
God Quote By Bertrand Russel Other than this their arguments are in the form of rebuttal and abuse and ridicule of those who say God exists. Let me examine how constructive the arguments are for disproving God. Let us begin at the Philosophical Level. 1.Perception. One can not see God, hear Him feel Him, so He does not exist. This argument belongs to Perception as a means of Knowledge. If one were to accept this yardstick of one experiencing every thing by oneself, then one can not prove anything. One can not prove he will die for he has not experienced Death. One can not prove Hunger, Sex for One does not see hear these. Rather one feels. Feelings by themselves are not perceivable. They are known by their external manifestations, like being Happy, Sad. Feelings are inferred. Again senses themselves are not infallible. Renes Descartes , in his masterly analysis, quotes the experience of senses thus. You keep your hands in cold water for five minutes, then dip them in Hot water, The warmth takes longer to become effective when compared to normal circumstances. One can do this the other way, keep them in warm water and dip later in cold water. Here what exactly the senses convey and which one is correct? If one were to say I am aware that I dipped my hands in hot/cold water earlier,therefore I am able to distinguish the error of my understanding .... One can not prove Hunger, Sex for One does not see hear these. Rather one feels. Feelings by themselves are not perceivable. They are known by their external manifestations, like being Happy, Sad. Feelings are inferred.