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  • Title: PoSA: Chapter I: The Conscious Human Deed
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    • of God, for example, though necessary, is free because He exists only through
    • the necessity of His nature. Similarly, God knows Himself and all else in
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter II: The Fundamental Urge For Knowledge
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    • revelation God grants him, the religious believer seeks the solution of the
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter III: Thinking in the Service of Understanding the World
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    • of Moses. The latter represents God as creating the world in the first six
    • it also present: “And God saw everything that he had made and, behold, it
    • other origin as well, perhaps it comes from God or from elsewhere, but that
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter IV: The World as Perception
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    • our perceptions arise directly out of the omnipotence of God. I see a table
    • because God calls up this perception in me. For Berkeley, therefore, there
    • are no real beings other than God and human spirits. What we call “world” is
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter V: The Act of Knowing the World
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    • personal God, nor force, nor matter, nor idea-less will (Schopenhauer), is
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter VII: Are There Limits to Knowledge?
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    • God who is given through thinking always remains a God merely “thought.”
    • accessible to physical perception. God must appear in bodily form; little
    • of which he has no such perception (God, soul, cognition, etc.) he regards
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter X: Philosophy of Freedom and Monism
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    • again in a perceptible way, for example when God appears in the burning
    • one's own inner being. What at first is sensed as the external voice of God,
    • Godhead whose very existence is suffering, believes that this divine Being has
    • redeeming the Godhead.
    • ...” “Existence in its reality is the incarnation of the Godhead
    • — the world process is the Passion of the God becoming flesh, and at
    • God's will to be redeemed. Just as the materialistic dualist makes man into
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter XII: Moral Imagination
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    • or what God has commanded to be done in such a case and so on, and he acts
    • Commandments), or to the appearance of God on the earth (Christ). Everything
    • inferred God whose existence cannot be experienced) determines my moral
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter XIII: The Value of Life
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    • impossible. For God is good and wise. A good God would want to create
    • the best possible world; a wise God would know which is the best
    • Only a bad or unwise God could create a world inferior to the best possible.
    • best of all worlds. All that man has to do is to find out God's decisions
    • and to act in accordance with them. When he knows what God's intentions are
    • purpose. He sees the pain in the world as nothing but God's pain, for the
    • life of the world as a whole is identical with the life of God. The aim of
    • God's pain, which at last will end with the annihilation of all existence.
    • existence. God has created the world in order to rid Himself of His infinite
    • Human beings are parts of the world. In them God suffers. He has created
    • is but a drop in the infinite ocean of God's pain.
    • selfless devotion dedicate himself to the world-process of redeeming God. In
    • world is God, it follows that the task of men consists in helping to bring
    • about the salvation of God. To commit suicide does not advance, but hinders,
    • the accomplishment of this aim. God must have created men wisely for the
    • fundamentally, God who is the ultimate bearer of all pain, it follows that
    • the suicide does not in the least diminish the quantity of God's pain, but
    • rather imposes upon God the additional difficulty of creating a substitute
  • Title: PoSA: The Consequences of Monism
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    • entity existing beyond the world to be experienced (an inferred God, will,
    • thought is at the same time a life within God. The merely inferred, not to
    • borrowed from the reality that is given us. The God that is assumed through



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