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Single Idea 7586

[catalogued under 28. God / A. Divine Nature / 2. Divine Nature]

Full Idea

God does not think, He creates; God does not exist, he is eternal.

Gist of Idea

God does not think or exist; God creates, and is eternal


Søren Kierkegaard (Concluding Unscientific Postscript [1846], 'Thinker')

Book Reference

Kierkegaard,Søren: 'A Kierkegaard Anthology', ed/tr. Bretall,Robert [Princeton 1946], p.231

A Reaction

The sort of nicely challenging remarks we pay philosophers to come up with. I don't understand the second claim, but the first one certainly avoids all paradoxes that arise if God experiences all the intrinsic problems of thinking.