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Topic of debate: Whether or not God exists
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Now, then. I'll start off with challenging two aspects of God: Omnipotence and existence.
First, omnipotence. I have a simple question: "Can God create a rock that is so heavy he cannot lift it?"
There are two possible ways to answer this question:
-Yes, he can, because an omnipotent God can create anything. However, this means that there now exists a rock that cannot be lifted by any power in the universe (and which, the assumption is, remains unliftable). This limits God's power because he cannot lift the rock, meaning he is not truly omnipotent.
-No, he cannot create such a rock, because an omnipotent God can lift anything, and as such, it is impossible for such a rock to exist. However, this also limits God's power, as there is something he cannot create. Thusly, he is not truly omnipotent.
To dispute God's existence, I would like to invoke the burden of proof upon those who claim he exists, meaning believers in God. Please note that this is a response to the general claim that God exists, and not a claim unto itself; therefore, the burden of proof is not on me.
I will also point out that if God is not omnipotent, as described in the definition of God, then he does not exist.