St. Thomas Aquinas: Five Proofs foSt. Thomas Aquinas: Five Proofs for God The first way: The way of MOTION The second way: The way of CAUSATION The third way: The way of CONTINGENCY The fourth way: The way of GOODNESS The fifth way: The way of DESIGN (or teleology) 1225-1274
William Paley (1743-1805), the Archdeacon of Carlisle The watchmaker analogy, or watchmaker argument, is a teleological argument for the existence of God. By way of an analogy, the argument states that design implies a designer. In the 17th and 18th centuries, the analogy was used (by Descartes and Boyle, for instance) as a device for explaining the structure of the universe and God's relationship to it. Later, the analogy played a prominent role in natural theology and the "argument from design," where it was used to support arguments for the existence of God and for the intelligent design of the universe.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (October 15, 1844 – August 25, 1900) God is Dead, killed by Science... Only the super human who can Transcend socially imposed belief ...is God....
Clinton Richard Dawkins, (born 26 March1941) Only “blind” evolution creates the universe Author of The Selfish Gene and The Blind Watchmaker, he argued against the watchmaker analogy, an argument for the existence of a supernatural creator based upon the observed complexity of living organisms, and instead described evolutionary processes as being analogous to a blind watchmaker.
Tetsuro Watsuji (和辻 哲郎 Watsuji Tetsurō) 1889–1960) Space and nothingness is that final place or context in which all distinctions disappear, or empty, and yet from which they emerge. The delusion of independent individuality can be overcome by recognizing our radical relational interconnectedness.
Professor John Harwood Hick (born Yorkshire, England, 1922 The historical Jesus of Nazareth did not teach or apparently believe that he was God, or God the Son, Second Person of a Holy Trinity,