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Do-It-Yourself Deity

Philosophy Experiments

What is God?

In an attempt to resolve any disagreement surrounding the meaning of the word "God", TPM has assembled a crack team of "metaphysical engineers" who have devised a new computer-modelling virtual environment in which to test the plausibility of different conceptions of God.

Here's how it works. You are invited to select from the list below the attributes which you believe God must have (or the attributes that a being deserving of the name God must have). Metaphysical engineers will then model this conception of God to check out its plausibility.

Please select from the list below. You may choose as many, or as few, attributes as you wish. Then press the submit button.

Omnipotent (all-powerful, able to do anything)

Omnibenevolent (all-loving)

Omniscient (all-knowing)

The Creator (of all that exists)

The Sustainer (if God ceased to exist, so would everything else)

Perfectly Free

Eternally Existing (will go on and on and on...)

A Personal God (a being with whom one can have a personal relationship)