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Who is the Infallible God?

Updated on March 28, 2016
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Genesis - God Created Earth

Many people struggle with questions around God. Why did God create so much suffering? God is infallible, for that's one of the definitions of a God. Is evil also a part of God? Or not?

Discussions on Forums of HubPages don't seem to make real progress. Christians, Agnostics, Atheists, Gnostics and Hybrids keep exchanging views, without prospect of a common solution.

  • Where in the bible is stated that God in fact created the Universe? Nowhere. The Bible states that God created Heaven and Earth.
  • Is Heaven the same as the Universe? Undefined. But the consequence of defining Heaven and Earth separately is that the Moon, and all other celestial bodies are part of Heaven.
  • Could this mean that God was/is part of the Universe when Earth was created? Yes.
  • Is it possible for God to be outside the Universe? No. The highest attainable for God is to be the Universe, but that is not what the Bible states.

Some versions of the Bible like the New American Standard Version (1995), the American Standard Version (1901), and the Darby Bible speak of heavens, thus implying there is more than one heaven.

The biblical God will now be referred to as the Demiurge.

In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

— Genesis 1:1
The biblical God = the Demiurge.
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God Created Man in His Own Image

According to the Bible, the Demiurge created mankind in his own likeliness. But before he did this, the Bible mentions there seemed to be consensus about this between more than one God.

Without exceptions, all translations speak of our in Genesis 1:26. This implies that there are multiple God's with whom Demiurge formed consensus creating mankind.

After consensus between multiple God's, Genesis 1:27 mentions that the Demiurge created mankind in his own image. But for what reason did the Demiurge create mankind? The bible doesn't mention a reason. But since there was consensus between God's it is plausible to assume that it was a kind of test for the Demiurge. A test in which the Demiurge hopelessly failed, since he had to flood the earth to start all over again.

The question is: did the Demiurge succeeded this time?

Through the ages this phrase lead to the conclusion that the Demiurge looked like a human in appearance, like on the picture.

  • What kind of likeliness it is about? Undefined. The Bible fails to mention what kind of likeliness it is about.
  • Is man similar to the Demiurge in his outer likeliness? Undefined. The consequence is that the Demiurge who created man, looks like a human, with God-like capacities.
  • Is man similar to the Demiurge in his inner likeliness? Undefined. The consequence is that the Demiurge who created man, has the same kind of feelings, emotions and mental capacities.
  • With whom could the Demiurge have consensus about creating man? Undefined. The Bible fails to mention the Demiurge's companions or superiors.
  • Does this mean that the Demiurge was unable to operate on his own? Yes.
  • Does this mean that the Demiurge is not almighty? Yes.
  • If the Demiurge is ALL, is there another All possible with whom the Demiurge had consensus? No, this is impossible. All = All. This has the consequence that the Demiurge is not All.

And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: ...

— Genesis 1:26

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What About Extraterrestrial Life?

According to Genesis, everything outside Earth is "heaven". The consequence, of the starting phrase of the Bible, is that any extraterrestrial life is defined as to "be in heaven".

The moment scientists find evidence of life outside earth, the Bible has to be redefined in the smallest details.

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Who Told Abraham to Sacrifice Isaac?

The Demiurge ordered Abraham to sacrifice his only son in the land of Moriah, as a testing of Abraham's faith. After two interventions of an unknown angel, called the angel of the LORD, the carnage was prematurely aborted.

Abraham showed his unshakable faith in the Demiurge. The Demiurge was satisfied.

This demand of the Demiurge casts major doubts over his supremacy:

  • Why did the Demiurge want Abraham to murder his son? The Demiurge required proof that Abraham was willing to do anything that the Demiurge demanded him to do.
  • Could the Demiurge foresee that Abraham was willing to kill his son as an act of faith? No, if the Demiurge is ALL and almighty, then he would able to foresee the future. A real test would therefore not be necessary.
  • Is the Demiurge almighty? No.

This raises the question: Who is the Demiurge?

Dr. Stephan Hoeller Explains the Demiurge

Who is the Demiurge?

Nitpicking every sentence of the Bible leads to many contradictions. Fallibility leads to contradictions and imperfection. This bible is the autobiography of the Demiurge.

The bible is fallible and contradictive. Already this small selections of Bible verses lead to the conclusion that the Demiurge is not the one who he is claimed to be. He is fallible. He is no true God.

The Demiurge is:

  • Not alone (Genesis 1:26).
  • Manlike, and therefore fallible.
  • Incapable to predict the future (Abraham's faith).
  • Jealous, for he doesn't want you to worship the other God's ('our' Genesis 1:26).
  • Not a real God. A true God cannot be jealous, that's a contradiction in termini.

Is the Demiurge Infallible?

If the Demiurge would be infallible, he wouldn't create a fallible world. Other options are insane.

  • Why did the Demiurge create an infallible world? Because he is unable to create a fallible world. If the Demiurge would be able to create an infallible world, but didn't do it, he is a madman and a sadist.
  • If he wants to see how his only faithful children would succeed, he could have created his faithful children at forehand. But he didn't. Why not? Because he couldn't (and/or is a sadist).
  • Why didn't the Demiurge create faithfulness a priori in mankind? Because he cannot. Man has free will.
  • Why did the Demiurge gave man free will then if he only wants mindless obedience? Because he didn't create man, that's the only option left.

The conclusion is that the Demiurge is a concoction of religious fanatics.

What Do You Prefer?

You may choose what you prefer:

  • A Leibnizian Mathematical Universe that requires no deity to 'operate' it. Every stone, animal, human being IS a Monad - a living Soul, with the potential to become God. The Universe is an infinite mind. This universe evolves according to mathematical laws towards a divine level over an infinite lifespan. Some Monads are already divine, an infinite amount is on its way becoming divine.
  • A Demiurge that created only the earth (and the sky), and did a lousy job in doing this. This Demiurge that wants you for his own pleasure, and is unable to predict any outcome. As I showed you, he cannot be a God. By taking the verses of the Bible literal the Demiurge becomes by definition fallible, and not a God, which shows that it's just a fairytale with some historical facts woven through it.


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      Bill Holland 2 years ago from Olympia, WA

      It's always a fascinating read when you post an article. Oddly I don't struggle with God questions. I either believe or I don't believe....I like to break things down to the lowest denominator. :)

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      Austinstar 2 years ago from Somewhere in the universe

      Perhaps WE are all gods? After all we do create our own personal universe as we imagine it to be. It's all within the realm of physics and psychology. I think infinity is what most people are imagining when they imagine a god. Infinity of matter, of energy, of space. Why they give the infinite universe qualities of a human is beyond me. We are way too small to affect the infinite universe. But we cannot be destroyed either according to physics. We are part and parcel of the infinite universe and cannot be separated from it.

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      Buildreps 2 years ago from Europe

      Thanks for your comments, Bill and Lela! I am not specifically suffering of the question about the existence of God. So many people take things in the Bible too literally, which has the consequence that this creates by definition a fallible God. This Hub is an attempt to show what logic and reason are compared to blind literal faith.

      I can agree on both your views. We all can become God, since God is inside us, but incapable of tapping it's full potential.

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      Trevor Wallace 2 years ago from Outside Houston, Tx

      I'll have to read this again tomorrow when I'm not so bleary-eyed. But there is one Biblical quote about God I thought of that I like to spring on people when they say genius things about the Devil being responsible for things such as the global warming "hoax," Obamacare and kitty cats:

      "I form the light, and create darkness:

      I make peace, and create evil:

      I the Lord do all these things."

      -Isaiah 45:7

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      Buildreps 2 years ago from Europe

      Oops, the Demiurge must have had a slip of the tongue there. Thanks for the interesting comment here, Trevor.

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      Alan 24 months ago from Tasmania

      Obviously too deep and needing of thought for most readers of HP, Buildreps.

      Keep on with the open mind.... it serves a very useful purpose in this world of fanaticism, in my estimation.

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      d.william 23 months ago from Somewhere in the south

      Another great read. Offering alternative thoughts should make the intelligent person learn to think more in the abstract than the superstitious. Closed minds see things through tunnel vision, and make decisions based on fear and guilt for even questioning those beliefs that they were indoctrinated into believing.

      I am one of the most disliked hubbers on this site for my "radical views" on the evils of religion and those supposed "holy" books written by men who empowered themselves to be interpreters of God and aspire to controlling the masses based on their personal belief systems.

      I look forward to reading more of your thoughts.

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      Buildreps 23 months ago from Europe

      Thanks again for your comment, d.william. Most people who are able to think authentic and abstract are often disliked. The ignorant human mind is also superstitious.

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      Alan 23 months ago from Tasmania

      You are correct, I think Buildreps, in that those who can think for themselves, often "beyond the square," are often the first to be eliminated from society when dictatorial administrations take over.

      It has happen recently in numerous coups d' état. They get rid of anyone who might question the status quo. and upset the boat.

      (Clichés do come in handy, don't they?)

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      Buildreps 23 months ago from Europe

      Thanks for your comment, Jonny. It is indeed true that those who are able to question the agenda (and stupidity) of rulers are preferably gagged.

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      Retlaw64 13 days ago

      Hello, just wanted to touch on one thing here.

      "And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: ..."

      One argument I have found for this comes from the website,

      https://www.gotquestions.org/God-plural.html.

      Question: "Why does God refer to Himself in the plural in Genesis 1:26 and 3:22?"

      Answer: Genesis 1:26 says, “Then God said, ‘Let us make man in our image, in our likeness, and let them rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air, over the livestock, over all the earth, and over all the creatures that move along the ground.’” Genesis 3:22 states, “And the LORD God said, ‘The man has now become like one of us.’” There are other passages in the Old Testament in which God refers to Himself using plural constructions. It is also interesting to note that Elohim, one of the primary titles of God in the Old Testament (occurring over 2,500 times), is in the plural form.

      Some people have used these verses to hypothesize that there are more than one God. However, we can rule out polytheism (belief in multiple gods), because that would contradict countless other Scriptures that tell us that God is one and that there is only one God. Three times in Isaiah 45 alone, God states, “I am the LORD, and there is no other; there is no God besides Me” (vv. 5, 6, 18).

      A second possible explanation for God’s referring to Himself in the plural is that God was including the angels in His statement. In saying “us” and “our,” God was speaking of all the heavenly host, Himself included. However, the Bible nowhere states that angels have the same “image” or “likeness” as God (see Genesis 1:26). That description is given to humanity alone.

      Since the Bible, and the New Testament especially, presents God as a Trinity (three Persons but only one God), Genesis 1:26 and 3:22 can only represent a conversation within the Trinity. God the Father is having a “conversation” with God the Son and God the Holy Spirit. The Old Testament hints at the plurality of God, and the New Testament clarifies this plurality with the doctrine of the Trinity. Obviously, there is no way we can fully understand how this works, but God has given us enough information to know that He does exist in three Persons—Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

      Someone once told me to look at it this way, I am a Human, Father and a Son all in one.

      Just a thought as I too look for answers.

      Thanks.

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