Essay on An Age Old Debate On The Existence Of God

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It has been an age old debate on whether God exists. Throughout the world there are different beliefs and viewpoints on the topic of the existence of a being that is all-powerful, all knowing, and all-loving. There are the “Theists” those who believe in God and there are “atheists” those who do not believe in God. Along with those there is people who are known as “Agnostic” who have the belief that the existence of God is unknown and unknowable. As there is no physical evidence of the existence of God references that I will make will be based off of “The Design Argument” by Neil Manson, as well as a common objection to said argument and a way to refute that said counter to the subject, because I strongly believe that God does in fact exist and he created this world with a certain plan and design for life to thrive over billions of years that the universe has been in existence. There is a certain way of interpreting William Paley’s analogical argument for the existence of God. The way to look at Paley’s argument would be to look at it as a deductive argument. The argument would go as follows, living organisms along with their parts show design-like properties, any subsistence exhibiting design-like properties would be the product of intelligent design, therefore living organisms and their parts are the product of intelligent design. (Findler, 2015, Notes on the Design Argument) Assuming that premise one and two are both true this leads to a conclusion that is true, it…

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