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“I'm glad that people are using the term "god" in quotes, since it is quite impossible for a finite being to become infinite, just like it is impossible for an infinite being to become finite. This is quite simply because of The Omniscience Paradox, which goes like this:
"A being cannot know all things unless that being also knows ignorance, including all the qualities that go along with ignorance. A being cannot know ignorance and still claim to know all things."
Now, what strikes me immediately in this post is your far inferior definition of what it means to be THE true God. Even if you gain a complete understanding and mastery of everything in this material universe, you will still never be the originator of all that exists. Even if you rise to the level of a Type 3 civilization, able to fully control every aspect of all the forces and materials of all galaxies in all universes, you will still be unable to exceed the limitations inherent in those universes itself. Even if you could transcend being material, and became pure energy, you'd be limited by the inherent features of energy.
The very nature of THINGS is that they contain limitations and boundaries, and it is these limitations and boundaries which prevent you from being infinite.
You see, for those of us who have thought this out in great detail, and who have come up with 100% proof that God MUST exist, understand that what religious people call God is in reality the SOURCE of all that is, and that SOURCE is the infinite "ocean" of POTENTIAL for things to exist. This potential is what allows for the existence of space, time, energy, light, matter, movement, connection, and mind, including thought, emotion, and will.
So, quite simply, God is the infinite potential, and creation is the finite realization of that potential. The creation can never be the potential, and the potential can never be the creation. These are logical impossibilities that violate the first-order laws of reason.
Like other philosophers of the past such as Immanuel Kant, I have been preparing an essay on this subject, presenting epistemologically irrefutable arguments as to why this "originating source" must exist, and indeed it will establish with irrefutable logic and reason the very things that science avoids to address, simply because there is no way to address them aside from the proofs I will put forth in an upcoming thread.
Where "god-less" science goes awry is that it assumes that the universe started off as emptiness, to which things (like energy, matter, etc.), and the laws that govern these things, were added by no originating source at all. In other words, they see the universe as additive, assuming a source-less spontaneous generation. They, in fact, are the true believers in unreasonable fantasy, presupposing the very thing they claim to disbelieve in, namely, that there was a point at which something sprang from nothing, violating the conservation of energy and momentum.
This will be shown in my upcoming essay to be a complete impossibility, fraught with circular reasoning and contradiction. For you see, the creation is not additive at all, but rather, it is subtractive! Creation is accomplished by applying boundaries and limitations to an otherwise boundary-less and limitless infinite potential. Within the "mind" of God there exists the potential for everything: every movement, every action, every reaction, every thought, every conclusion, every emotion, and every attribute, and because this is potential and not actualization, all these "things" exist as an infinite web of possibility, without form, boundary, or limit. So, in God's mind, we find ALL-THINGS, which is the same as NO-THING, for things can only exist where there is neither "nothing" nor "all-things."
So, while it is desirable to become "god-like" in a very limited definition of the term, it is really quite impossible to be God, for we are already part of God, in that God requires our existence for his own completion and fulfillment, for it is only through creation that the infinite creator can know the finite. We are part of the actualization of his/her/it's infinite potential!”