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St Thomas Aquinas Proofs of Gods existenceAquinas says that Gods essence feeling is his existence That there is no Actual need for proof of his existence Before he actually developed his Proofs Aquinas tried to show that such proofs are not useless since the Idea of Gods existence is not a probable idea-that God exists Because Of this fact he states that every man has a natural knowledge that which he is born with of God such as he has some ideas of happiness since he wants desires it but he might think that happiness is made up of sexual pleasure or in the possession of wealthAquinas is trying to prove that the true happiness can only be found in God because he truly believed in Gods existence due to the society he was in He states that a man who truly believes that there is no truth asserts that it is true that there is no truth but this does not matter if the man knows primal truth- a source of GodThis is St Thomass argument Aquinas says that in general we must make a distinction between real and fakeNot every one understands by God This is an argument by proof He stated that Gods existence cannot be proven but the idea and essence of God can be Aquinas also says that there is no logical need of his proofThe fourth proof is from Aristotles observations in metaphysics It starts from ideas of perfection of goodness truth and etc This deals with the comparative or example this is better than and why He also states that God is recognized by all that believe in him All of these things started from degrees of perfection of goodness He stated that although there was a unity there was a very large Difference between the two That only God holds the power of acting
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