Re: God and time

Garry DeWeese (DeWeese@Colorado.EDU)
Fri, 14 Nov 1997 21:56:07 -0700

At 01:59 PM 11/13/1997 -0700, John W. Burgeson wrote:

>DeWeese wrote: "The answer to this depends upon what you mean by
>"perceive." No one--not even God--can perceive non-existent entities,
>if perceive entails any
>causal relation between entity and perceiver."
>A quibble, my friend.
>Every time I dream I perceive non-existent entities! I'm sure God can go
>way beyond my feeble capabilities in this area!

Is your dream experience a perception? If so, does your dream experience
entail a causal relation between the dreamed-thing and you, the dreamer? I
don't think you are perceiving anything at all in the relevant sense in a

Garry DeWeese