Richard you are dishonest, especially if you are a catholic.  I have posted 
this statement from Aquinas' Summa
(like a bible to the catholic faith) to you previously.  God is intelligence 
itself:

http://dhspriory.org/thomas/Compendium.htm#31

"CHAPTER 31
IDENTITY BETWEEN GOD AND HIS INTELLIGENCE
God must be His own intelligence. Since “to understand” is second act, for 
example, to consider, whereas the corresponding first act is the intellect or 
knowledge, 
any intellect that is not its own understanding is related to its understanding 
as potency to act. For in the order of potencies and acts, what is first 
is always potential with respect to what follows, and what is last is 
perfective. This is true only with reference to one and the same being, for 
among 
different beings the converse obtains; thus a mover and an agent are related to 
the thing moved and actuated as act to potency. In God, however, who is pure 
act, there is nothing that is related to anything else as potency to act. 
Accordingly God must be His own intelligence.
Furthermore, the intellect is related to its act of understanding as essence is 
related to existence. But God understands through His essence, 
and His essence is His existence. Therefore His intellect is His act of 
understanding. And thus no composition is attributed to Him by the fact that 
He understands, since in Him intellect and understanding and intelligible 
species are not distinct; and these in turn are nothing else than His essence."


This also applies to the supreme monad.

Roger Clough, rclo...@verizon.net
9/6/2012 
Leibniz would say, "If there's no God, we'd have to invent him 
so that everything could function."
----- Receiving the following content ----- 
From: Stephen P. King 
Receiver: everything-list 
Time: 2012-09-06, 07:35:30
Subject: Re: Two "Leibnizian" proofs that God has the power of self-reference


Dear Richard,

     Would it be a heresy to consider that God could have partial but 
not complete self-reference?

On 9/6/2012 7:24 AM, Richard Ruquist wrote:
> The Roman Catholic Church believes that god has intention but not
> intelligence in agreement with Arithemetical Truth and neo-Platonism
> concept that self-reference is not possible for god.
>
> On Thu, Sep 6, 2012 at 6:40 AM, Roger Clough <rclo...@verizon.net> wrote:
>> Since Leibniz's metaphysics is perfectly logical, any logical
>> proposition is true of his metaphysics.
>>
>>
>> Two "Leibnizian" proofs that God has the power of self-reference
>>
>> 1. All monads with intellect can presumably have self-reference.
>> 2. God is also a monad with intellect, being the supreme monad.
>> 3. Therefore God has the power of self-reference
>>
>> 1. God is all-powerful (can do anything).
>> 2. Self-reference is a power.
>> 3. Therefore God has the power of self-reference.
>>
>>

-- 
Onward!

Stephen

http://webpages.charter.net/stephenk1/Outlaw/Outlaw.html


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