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What is the difference between God and a dictator?


If God does not have to answer to anyone, or rather, if he does not have to explain himself to anyone, how is he (lets just assume its a he) different from a dictator?

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MickeySr says

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    The Pac-Man 4 years ago

    you cant compare a human father-son relationship to one with an omnipotent being, not the same, and no I cant think of people a dictator should explain himself to since 1 definition of a dictator says that a dictator can make decisions without effect


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Rod Martin Jr (lone77star) says

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    The Pac-Man 4 years ago

    The definition of dictator does not suggest that only those who can move physical matter only are dictator, any being that assumes sole and absolute unquestionable rule/power is a dictator


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    The Pac-Man 4 years ago

    but does he not say something along the lines of; my way is the only right way?, if so is he then not influencing the decisions we make, is that not indirect-control?


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    The Pac-Man 4 years ago

    Im a bit confused, are you saying he is or isnt a dictator?


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The Pac-Man says

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    The Pac-Man 4 years ago

    I realise I have made quite a few grammer and spelling mistakes in this comment, I ask that you ignore them for the sake of the discussion


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    The Pac-Man 4 years ago

    (assuming that God exists) he is a dictator, just because Im still alive doesnt mean he isnt, there are other ways that dictators punish those who dont follow them, did God not uses plagues, the great flood etc to punish those who didnt follow his wo

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    Rod Martin Jr (lone77star) 4 years ago

    The blind are frequently certain of the lack of existence of those things they cannot see.


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    The Pac-Man 4 years ago

    aaah but is it not my way or you going to hell?, is it not you can do whatever you want but dont do whatever you want?


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