3. Basic beliefs
Complexity of the world, there is a creator.
After creation, left world alone
No miracles or intervention
Reasons for arising
Rise of humanism, moral aspects of religion
Popularity of materialism
Rise of experientialism, experience in life is key.
4. God create, why can’t God intervene?
God created a mechanical world.
God is a machine
But God is a person.
Deism recognize creation not salvation.
Creation is already a major miracle.
So why not believe in other minor miracles?
5. Basic Belief
Opposite Deism. God = World
Protons, neutrons and electrons
God is close
Equate God to His creation
How can transitional things be eternal?
6. Basic beliefs
Deny God = World
ThinksWorld is a subset of God
Reason for arising
God is not the world
God is not separated from the world
World change, God change.
Many forms, humanism, materialism and
Disprove proof of God, not prove the converse.
From causality to disprove God
From morality to disprove God
From suffering to disprove God
8. Why can’t we conclude?
Subjectivity of the truth