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Proof of God's existence and Religions

Which of the proofs for the existence of God discussed this week do you find most persuasive? Why? Is a proof for God specific to a given religion or does it apply to all religions whether they are monotheistic or polytheistic?

Are the religions discussed necessarily exclusive of each other? Is there a common ground between them? Can more than one of them be right about the nature of God and the world?

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A brief excursus of the proofs of God's existence will answer your questions like: a) Which of the proofs do you find most persuasive? b) Why? c) Why would someone try to make a proof for the existence of God? d) Who would be the intended audience? e) Is a proof for God's existence specific to a given religion or does it apply to all religions whether they are monotheistic or polytheistic?
1. The existence of God can be proved both a Priori (or deductively) and a Posteriori (or inductively). A Priori is based on that which comes before as the term itself denotes. It is centred on the knowledge that exists in the mind before any experience. A Posteriori is based on that which comes after, therefore a knowledge derived from the observation of the physical world and through experience. Many have tried both proofs (for these terms "A Priori" and "A Posteriori consult Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics). Four major consequential proofs from the above are ontological, cosmological, teleological and moral law proofs. As demanded, the cosmological proof will be discussed and my answers will be based on that.
Cosmological proof is based on something that exists and that is contingent. This contingent being refers to something other than itself which is the cause of its existence, therefore something non-contingent and as a result a necessary being. Since contingent beings cannot provide existence to themselves they owe their existence to another. At the same time their mere existence recalls necessarily another superior being that is the cause. In other words, that superior, non-contingent and necessary being is God.
In this case, our existence as human beings, the existence of all forms of life on mother Earth and the existence of the universe itself proclaims the existence of God. So one can reach the conclusion of God's existence by observing the universe. This is interesting because no one is excluded from this type of proof. You only need to look ...

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The existence of God can be proved both a Priori (or deductively) and a Posteriori (or inductively). Many have tried both proofs (for these terms "A Priori" and "A Posteriori consult Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics). Four major consequential proofs from the above are ontological, cosmological, teleological and moral law proofs. As demanded, the cosmological proof will be discussed. Cosmological proof is based on something that exists and that is contingent. This contingent being refers to something other than itself which is the cause of its existence, therefore something non-contingent and as a result a necessary being.
Most anthropologists admit the fact that human beings developed religious activities right from their first appearance on the scene of history. All tribes and all peoples from all levels of culture have cultivated some form of religion. Man has an original and constitutional religious trends even in the ancient days. Nevertheless, we have three monotheistic religions that believe in the existence of One God, Creator of heaven and earth. In this case, our existence as human beings, the existence of all forms of life on mother Earth and the existence of the universe itself proclaims the existence of God.

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