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The omnipotence paradox refers to the apparently paradoxical ability of an omnipotent entity to both limit its powers and remain omnipotent. The paradox is used both as an argument against an omnipotent God and against the concept of true omnipotence.

Weekend at Burnsie's

When Homer is stoned and talks to Ned Flanders he cites his own example of the Omnipotence paradox: "Could Jesus microwave a burrito so hot that he himself could not eat it?"

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This idea of a God who can be called omnipotent only if his will is the direct efficient cause of every aspect of created reality immediately makes all the inept cavils of the village atheist seem profound: one still should not ask if God could create a stone he could not lift, perhaps, but one might legitimately ask if a God of infinite voluntaristic sovereignty and power could create a creature free to resist the divine will. The question is no cruder than the conception of God it is meant…

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The omnipotence paradox refers to the apparently paradoxical ability of an omnipotent entity to both limit its powers and remain omnipotent. The paradox is used both as an argument against an omnipotent God and against the concept of true omnipotence.

Can God make a rock that he cannot lift?If He is omnipotent,then He can create a rock so big that He can't pick it up. If He cannot make a rock like this,then He is not omnipotent.If He can make a rock so big He can't pick it up, then He isn't omnipotent either. Either way demonstrates that God cannot do something.I think it's a real clever paradox actually. The only argument against it would be God can defy even what we think is logical.But there's more about what God can do that proves…