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For a Genuine empiricist the phrase God Exists is meaninglessTo come to a proper understanding of the question a few key concepts must first be established What is meant by the term Empiricism To an empiricist the occurrence of consciousness is simply the product of experience It is assumed that all human knowledge is acquired from experience and observation alone It is believed that we are born with an empty slate it is through sense perception that our knowledge begins to form and shape our mind Empiricism is against the idea of spontaneous or a priori thought knowledge that is independent of all particular experience They believe in a posteriori knowledge which is derives from experience alone The belief opposing Empiricism is that of Rationalism In this philosophy reason is used to obtain knowledge One can be born with innate ideas What is meant by the term God There is not one simple definition that can describe God Different cultures have different conceptions of deity One can be monotheistic duo theistic polytheistic or believe in the trinity Others believe it merely a force or the world itself For our purpose we will use a definition given from the Encarta world English Dictionary GOD Supreme Being the being believed in monotheistic religions such as Judaism Islam and Christianity to be the all-powerful all-knowing creator of the universe worshiped as the only God The word exist must also be defined For the statement God exists we must understand what it is to exist Existence is to have real being whether material or spiritual IT is the state or fact of being entity Now that a proper explanation is given of the terms for the argument Why a genuine empiricist cannot believe in a supreme being can take its form God is considered to be an innate idea by many religious on goers God cannot be completely comprehended This is one of
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