Cosmological Argument

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In philosophy, there are three arguments about religion. They are the Ontological Argument, the Cosmological Argument, and the Teleological Argument. These arguments have different theories on religion and the existence of God. The Ontological argument is based on priori experience. The concept of God states that God does exist. This theory was developed by Anselm of Canterbury. Anselm said that the existence of God was more likely than just the thought of God. The Cosmological Argument considers three premises to be factual. They are combined to create a connecting theory. First, it says the universe came into its existence with no divine help. Second, the universe has always existed. Lastly, the universe was created by some agent. St. Thomas Aquinas was the best known cosmological philosopher. Finally, the Teleological Argument is based on human analogy and artifacts. The existence of the universe is based on an…show more content…
He stated that if someone found a watch, we would attribute it to intelligent design. This because of its complex nature. It must have someone else creating. The universe is complex like the watch. Paley applied this theory to all creations on earth. Things could not have come into being on their own. It must be a being of intelligence just like a man. The Teleological Argument puts God on the level of humanity. The Teleological Argument is the most likely argument for the existence of God. There was some force that brought things into creation. Even evolution has a starting point. The thing just did not simply come into an existence. The Teleological Argument puts God in a way that relates to humankind. Humans are created in the image of the creator. There is an intelligent design, but man creates its purpose. Land exists, but it is a man that chose to grow crops on it. The universe is complex and fully unknowable. Therefore, we need to know that God is a part of our universe and creations. Question
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