Hi Bruno Marchal  

Everything that God does by definition is just.
God is righteous and he is justice itself.

Perhaps it is not the best, but the best possible
action in this contingent world.

Roger Clough, rclo...@verizon.net 
"Forever is a long time, especially near the end." -Woody Allen 

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From: Bruno Marchal  
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Time: 2012-09-20, 05:28:08 
Subject: Re: the "nothing but" fallacy. 

On 20 Sep 2012, at 03:09, meekerdb wrote: 

On 9/19/2012 5:41 PM, Jason Resch wrote:  
Also, the concept of a super intelligent entity torturing someone may be almost 
contradictory, for they may realize the identity of all minds, and therefore 
they would be torturing themselves. 

That would be an inconsistency of values, but not a logical contradiction. 

Yes. And self-torture exists. It is called masochism. Is God a masochist? That 
would explain some things, but I am not sure "It" can qualify for that, as God, 
according to many religious theories, has no nameable attribute.  



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