Monday, 7 April 2014

Monday quote

Nothing which implies contradiction falls under the omnipotence of God.

Thomas Aquinas (1225–1274). Summa Theologica. Question 25. Article 3.


Alternatively

Whatever implies contradiction does not come within the scope of divine omnipotence.

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2 comments:

  1. Is this in regards to the various paradoxes omni-qualities create?

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  2. Except it this is not a paradox. A claim to understand all languages does not mean non-existent ones. All knowing does not include knowing what is unknowable (what does yellow smell like). All powerful does not include what is not intrinsically doable (liftable unliftable rocks).

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