Kant's Argument For The Existence Of God

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Kant’s argument is convincing. He makes believing in God rational by providing several questions to consider. He raises his point by bringing up objective moral facts. First stating that God's existence is reasonable because there must be a first cause. He also talks about individual morals and how God and morality go hand and hand. He then brings into light the categorical imperative, and how rational people create maxims. Furthermore, Kant mentions the highest good and happiness and how our will is associated with moral legislation of pure reason. Kant is not trying to prove God's existence, he is only speaking of God’s existence as reasonable. Kant explains the infinite progression, if we step out of religion, most people believe that the world started with a big bang, which caused the Earth to form. We must look at what or who caused the big bang? There must have been a prime mover who set the formation of Earth and the world all into motion. This is why Kant argues there must be some kind of higher power. Kant also says God is apriori, prior to sense experience. He is holy transcendent, you must go beyond to know God personally. To know God personally is to know by faith. …show more content…
The moral law states normal rational adults are fully capable of being fully self-governing in moral matters, humans are free and independent, and external authority is not needed and self-governing is completely capable. How do we know what is moral? And why do we choose to do what is moral? This raises Kant's question, Where do ideas concerning morality come from? Kant's answer is that it comes from a moral law giver, for this reason, God and morality go hand and hand according to

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