Mapping the world's opinions

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What is god?

when people refer to god what do they mean

God is the fundamental substance

When people refer to god they refer to a fundamental substance that underlies reality

Their must be underlying substance

Philosophers commonly argue that the underlying physical substance must be causally linked to the creation of reality Explore

Theologians often argue for this formulation

This understanding of divinity is often argued for by religious institutions Explore

God is a king

When people refer to god they understand it in anthropomorphic terms

This is the view of god within folk philosphy

This is the most common way god is described within normal conversation or in media Explore

God is a thought form

When people refer to god they are referring to the accumulation of such belief

The powers held by religion are social

The powers held by organized religion relate to their socio-economic influence rather then to any supernatural power Explore

God is Everything

God is the creation of everything; God is everything; God is time, God is eternity, God is life, love, birth, death.
This page was last edited on Thursday, 16 Jul 2020 at 10:13 UTC