On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 5:37 PM, Stephen P. King <stephe...@charter.net>wrote:

>  On 9/25/2012 10:24 AM, Jason Resch wrote:
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> On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 7:35 AM, Roger Clough <rclo...@verizon.net> wrote:
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>> Hi Stephen P. King
>>
>> Yes, I think that the structures and
>> attributes of matter are provided
>> by a creator (the All, the supreme
>> monad, or God). Plato used the analogy
>> of geometrical shapes for his structures.
>>
>>
> But if you believe in "the All" do you also believe there are other types
> of matter, other universes, other planets with intelligent beings, etc?
>
> Jason
>
>  Hi Jason,
>
>    Yes. If we cannot prove that their existence is self-contradictory then
> we should consider them as "possible". Just because I cannot experience or
> imagine something is not a proof of impossibility.
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>
Roger,

I agree with you here.  But then this seems to contradict the notion that
*this* world is the best of all possible worlds, unless by "this world" you
mean the All.  After all Leibniz said "Everything that is possible demands
to exist."

Jason

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