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Atheism 12: Divine Attributes and Incoherence


It’s amazing to see the ingenious conceptions of omnipotence, all to avoid the accusation of incoherence. I’d wager that most people have no idea what they mean when they say “omnipotent” (myself included). Maybe they’re thinking “really, really powerful.” As Martin points out, there are ways to avoid incoherence, but they dilute traditional conceptions of God’s powers. Are there theists who accept this price?

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