Evidence of the existence of God I want to give you some evidence of the existence of God. Can I share three proofs of the existence of God and then a story of a barber and a believer? I do not know the causes of your atheism? I do not know the causes of your atheism? It may be that you do not believe in God because of your frustration when you look for HIM in the wrong way and cannot find HIM. Or maybe as a result of religious disillusionment, because they wanted to limit you to God within the limits of a particular doctrine or, perhaps, in the postulates of a political party. I do not know the reasons why but I do know that the first contradiction I see in your atheism is your own denial. When you say that God does not exist, you are already thinking of a concrete Being.
That been said, in your mind, you have already defined the God you deny. Other atheists who have had debates and still wrote books about the negation of God, for example, let me mention Christopher Hitchens. Question: If God does not exist, why fight against him? Can you use lives and talents against a non-existent being? If you believe that God does not exist, can you conceive it so well in the mind and then reject it? Don’t you think all of these is a little out of place? Of course, I do not intend to prove to you here the existence of God. God does not show himself, you can only feel Him, that’s all, He is alive. What I am going to do is this: among the many, many rational proofs that have been adduced to prove the existence of God, I will consider these three as well as the history. The first evidence is common sense. La Bruyere said: “I feel there is a God, and I never feel the opposite, this is enough to deduce that God exists.” Unamuno, being more violent than the Frenchman in his reasoning, was no less logical. “It is not our reason”, he shouts from the bottom of his “Tragic feeling of life”, which can show us the existence of a Supreme Reason … The living God, your God, our God, is in me, is in you, He lives in us, and we live, we move and we are in Him. “If you study the subject slowly, you will come to the conclusion that Van Steenberghen puts before you when he speaks of” hidden God. “Men do not rebel against God, because that goes against all reason, but against the abuse that has been committed. of the name of God, Averroes called it Creative Spirit, Aristotle, Organizing Intelligence, Spinoza, Immanent Principle, Maeterlinck, Instinctive Force, Marx, Material Energy, Fichte, Absolute I.
For Schelling, God is called Nature, for Hegel, also Spirit For Schopenhauer, Will, for you, maybe, something … All those names, friend, are worth to God and are, in fact, the recognition of his existence. The second evidence that I offer you is that which deduced from the hierarchy of causes, which Aristotle already explained. The reasoning is simple: there is no effect without the cause. The chair in which I sit at home was made by a carpenter, using the wood he took from a tree. This thesis is considered somewhat antiquated, but the truth is that its argument is persuasive. If there are created causes that produce effects, there must have been an uncreated cause that gave rise to all the other reasons and these are for the purpose. That Principle, this First Cause, is what we call God. My third test is also Aristotelian. In the world there is change, there is movement, and this movement leads us unerringly to a first immobile Cause, to a First Motor. The physical sciences tell us that matter is inert. So, if the matter is inert and the material world moves continuously, it is that there is a Principle outside matter that gives life to movement. When Newton came up with the laws of attraction, he merely focused on the fact of attractive power, but without saying that this power was in the matter. Newton was a believer, and with all his science said he did not recognize any other power apart from God. God explains that the existence of movement and movement is, in turn, another proof of God’s reality. That First Engine that launched the movement of the Universe is also Creator and Personal Being. Now, let me tell you a story. A man went to a barbershop to cut his hair and trim his beard. While the barber made his trade, he engaged in a pleasant conversation with him. They talked about many things and several subjects.
Suddenly, they talked about God. The client was a Christian believer, while the barber had many doubts. The barber said: Look, gentleman, I do not believe that God exists, as you say But, why do you say that? the client asked. Well, it is very easy, just go out to the street to realize that God does not exist, or tell me, perhaps if God existed, would there be so many sicknesses? Would there be abandoned, children? If God existed, there would be no suffering or so much pain for humanity. I can??t think that there is a God that allows all these things. The client was thinking a moment but did not want to respond to avoid a pointless discussion at that time. The barber finished his work and the client went out of business. As soon as he left the barbershop, he noticed a man with a beard and long, long hair in the street. Apparently, it had been a long time since he had a haircut he looked very disheveled. Then he went back to the barbershop and said to the barber: Do you know something? Barbers do not exist. How do they not exist? – asked the barber. If I’m here, and I’m a barber. They don??t exist! said the client They do not exist because if they existed there would be no people with long hair and long beard as long as that man who goes down the street. Ahh, the barbers do exist, what happens is that these people do not come to me. Exactly! said the client that is the point, God does exist, what happens is that people do not go to Him and do not seek Him, that is why there is so much pain and misery.
(2018). Retrieve from https://www5.csudh.edu/phenom_studies/greekphil/greek13.htm Jean de La Bruy??re (16451696).
Characters. 1885. Retrive (June 28,2018) https://www.bartleby.com/351/16.html (2018, June 27). Retrieve June 28,2018 fromttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DW6v8Q_WXe4
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