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What is the best (simple) argument and why? Why have many philosophers sought to seek such truth and why is it necessary to do so?

Noticed that one debate seems to appear regularly from design is how the universe was created. This lead into the discussion of who/how the micro organisms came into fusing the universe together.

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The Significance of God's Existence:

The problem of the existence of God is essential to the meaning of life, the purpose of life and as Paul Tillich states: It is of ultimate concern
in this world of existential ennui and suffering(Tillich, Dynamics of Faith).

The problem of God's existence extends to problems in the issue of epistemology where the nature of evidence of subjective experience is relevant to the pursuit of the truth, the evidence that a truth holder can present to the world of knowledge and whether revelation can be used to give insight into the nature of reality. In other words, does religious knowledge and understanding really can be considered as relevant to mankind's search for the truth of reality.

The problem of God's existence extends to problems in the issues of metaphysics where the ultimate reality or another reality beyond our present world exists, whether this reality has an ultimate existence separate from the nature and whether it can cause things to happen in this reality.

The problem of God's existence influences the theory of values or ethics where God's existence pre-supposes that perfection is possible, that absolute values can exists and that God can give meaning to this life that we live. It also impacts the problem of evil.

As a result, the problem of God's existences impacts the nature of man's knowledge, reality and ethical life which makes it necessary to seek the truth of God's existence.

The arguments of God's existence:

Empirical evidence: These are arguments based on observations from experience. The Catholic theologian, Thomas Aquinas in his Summa Theologica cites five arguements. The first argument states that there is motion in the universe and this motion must have been caused by a mover that is not moving which is God. The second argument argues that everything ...

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The best argument philosophers sought to seek truth are given. A discussion of who/how the micro organisms came into fusing the universe together are provided.