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Plagarism Exposed

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Posted by Richard Ruquist on December 3, 2001 14:33:00 UTC

jisbond claims that his argument for the existence of god, the three steps based on the beginning of the universe, is his own. At least he said it was his proof.

Actually that proof is the ancient kalam cosmological argument of Islam. It was recently used to argue for god's existence by philosopher William Craig in his book "The Kalam Cosmological Argument" in 1979. He revised the same argument in another book in 1993 with co-author Quentin Smith called "Theism, Atheism and Big Bang Cosmology". Astronomer Hugh Ross used the same argument in the 1995 book, "The Creator and the Cosmos". Stenger in "Timeless Reality" in 2000 has refuted that argument based on the particle interpretation of quantum mechanics.

Here is a link to an internet reference
http://www.infidels.org/library/modern/james_still/kalam.html

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