The universe is too empty, too ancient and too vast to correspond to the God of religions.

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Parent debateThis argument is used in the debate Does God exist?.
Argument againstThis argument is a “con” argument in the debate Does God exist?.
Keywords: God[ edit ].




Arguments forJustifications

  • Argument forThe Bible claims that the universe has existed for 6,000 years, which is false.
  • Argument forThere are 100 billion empty galaxies that serve no divine purpose.
  • Argument forThousands of species have become extinct and are of no use to the divine project.
  • Argument forMonotheistic religions appeared very late in our history.

Arguments againstObjections

  • Argument againstGod needed this immensity of means to develop man and intelligence.
  • Argument againstGod is beyond our understanding
  • Argument againstThe immensity of the universe shows God's greatness
  • Argument againstThe universe is not empty: it has been, is or will be populated by multiple beings.
  • Argument againstThe universe as it is confirms the existence of an infinite, indifferent God like the Hindu Brahman.

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