One Argument for God's Existence

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Throughout time, the question has always arose concerning the existence of God or some type of supernatural being who created the Universe. There are many arguments and explanations that explain if God truly does exist. One such explanation is the Teleological Argument, which bases its explanation of the existence of God on the design and purpose of known things. For instance, we know that there are trees and plants, and that they need sunlight and water in order to grow. Those trees and plants grow from the ground, which is part of the earth. The earth is part of the universe and God had created the universe hence God does exist. The universe works all too perfect for it to have been created in a spontaneous explosion, in it everything has a purpose, just like a machine that God created. The earth is like a machine as Hume's writes in Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion. He states " You will find it to be nothing but one great machine, subdivided into an infinite number of lesser machines, which again admit of subdivisions, to a degree beyond what human senses and faculties can trace and explain" (pg 357). From small insignificant insects to large animals and humans, we all rely on the other in order to exist. The universe is broken down into a cycle where the sun helps fertilize the earth's soil and the moon's gravitational pull rotates the earth so that the sun may reach the entire planet. The earth, like the universe, resembles a machine, where all the animals in the world rely on the other for food and shelter. For example there are is species of fish which, feed on the parasites that live on a shark's skin. Without the shark, that fish would cease to exist, and without that fish, the shark probably woul... ... middle of paper ... ...t it happens. Murder, rape and theft happen just about everyday and in most ways cannot be prevented. These three evils are horrible and I'm sure are tragic, I cannot really comment on these because I had never had any first hand experience with either of them. But you see this evil everyday on the TV, and the only explanation I have for this is that it teaches us and makes us stronger as people. Any time we encounter a moment in our life where we are challenged by a direct or indirect threat it makes us stronger willed people. You often hear the expression "what doesn't kill us, only makes us stronger" applies to my explanation of evil. I see every bad thing that had happened to you in your life as a learning experience. I know by the death of my friend that I will never drink and drive, to risk my life or someone else's. God works in mysterious ways.
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