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Dot, Dot, Dot: Infinity Plus God Equals Folly

Dot Dot Dot Infinity Plus God Equals Folly Infinity and God have been close bedfellows over the recent millennia of human thought But this is James A Lindsay s point These two ideas are thought mere concepts Lindsay shows in a concise and rea

  • Title: Dot, Dot, Dot: Infinity Plus God Equals Folly
  • Author: James A. Lindsay
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 406
  • Format: Paperback
  • Infinity and God have been close bedfellows over the recent millennia of human thought But this is James A Lindsay s point These two ideas are thought, mere concepts Lindsay shows in a concise and readable manner that infinity is an abstraction, and shows that, in all likelihood, so is God, particularly if he has infinite properties.This book is about math It is aboutInfinity and God have been close bedfellows over the recent millennia of human thought But this is James A Lindsay s point These two ideas are thought, mere concepts Lindsay shows in a concise and readable manner that infinity is an abstraction, and shows that, in all likelihood, so is God, particularly if he has infinite properties.This book is about math It is about God It is about stressing the importance of not confusing these two ideas with reality Never the twain shall meet A short and engaging read on the meeting of two huge ideas, infinity and God, that leaves us seeing both as abstract ideas that may have nothing to do with reality Honest and accessible, Dot, Dot, Dot is a great little book to stretch your thinking Peter Boghossian, author of A Manual for Creating Atheists Timely, important and very readable, this book pulls the rug from under theists feet Jonathan MS Pearce,The Little Book of Unholy Questions Read this to avoid making any cardinal sins and learn how much math is an amazing human endeavor Aaron Adair, PhD, The Star of Bethlehem A Skeptical View

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    1 thought on “Dot, Dot, Dot: Infinity Plus God Equals Folly

    1. Some excerpts that give an idea of the content :(view spoiler)["The applications of the notion of infinity to discussions about God force the deity further out of the realm of the real, the natural, the physical, and into the realm of the abstract, the mental, the imaginary." (hide spoiler)](view spoiler)["God cannot be infinite, unless believers would also accept he must also be abstract—that is, mental stuff. Though apologists may defend this idea of God, a majority of believers do not accep [...]

    2. Overall, this is a short and easy read. The content and topics of this book are in relation to blog posts of his and content from his first book. I recommend this book for anyone interested in William Lane Craig's Kalam Cosmological Argument. I'm not certain of much of a wider appeal it would, or will have to those that aren't interested in these specific topics, or mathematics.

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