Tuesday, October 2, 2012

A few days ago the issue of whether the concept of God is the that of a concept of an immaterial person who has all sorts of exceptional person. Or there is the question: if God exists, is God a person? 

I argued that the concept of God is that of a person, since people think that, if God exists, God has beliefs, desires, knowledge, awareness and so forth, and that any being like that -- any being with a personality -- is a person. 

Some had doubts about this, arguing that this definition implies that dolphins and some other animals are persons. I informed you that there are people who argue just that. Here are two books on that theme:

In Defense of Dolphins: The New Moral Frontier 

and Animals as Persons:

I encourage Googling "is God a person?"

 This video is especially good:


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