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Essence and Existence

I have shown that there are two problems with universals and particulars. If there were a way to distinguish between individuals and universals, then there would be a solution to these problems. The distinction between an existence and an essence is such a thing. Each individual has a distinct existence but a universal has a common essence. Universals are any thing that has a name. For example, re...

God the Creator

I have previously shown that God is the first cause of all change in the world because God is one. This means something very interesting. It means that God is the creator of the entire world. I am not speaking of the past. I mean that God is the reason for the existence and change of all things in the universe right now. There are two forms of change that an thing can undergo. First, that thing ca...

God is One

So far, I have only proven that God is the simple, necessary, eternal, unchangeable first cause of one particular change in the world. But there is a first cause for every single kind of change in the world. That includes the coming into existence of everything. So there are two options: either there is one God or there and many gods. God is one and this means that he is the first cause of all cha...