Nick wrote:Why should theism provide a better explanation for consciousness than deism?
Because (a) God did not create the universe out of himself
WTF? How the hell did you get there?
(pantheism, which is logically invalid)
a) who (TF) mentioned pantheism? b) why is it invalid? and c) please explain the logic.
and therefore it depends on his continuous creative activity every moment of its being,
a) WTF does that mean? b) why? c) WFT does that mean, again?
which is the antithesis of deism,
Can you provide a single logical piece of evidence why this may be so, let alone conclusive evidence why it is
and (b) consciousness is a creation ex nihilo within a universal creation ex nihilo,
WTF are you on about? Really, have you been at the sauce? I have no idea what you are talking about. Is it possible to provide any evidence? Or even any explanation? Have you any idea how absurd that sounds IRL?
since it cannot be explained in terms of any of its unconscious antecedents;
I don't think you words are capable of explanation! WTF are you on about?
How have you prove it's causation?
it's emergence cannot be accounted for by the deistic hypothesis.
Bollox. I am no clearer about you argument than when you started.
As for the rest of your post, refer to my latest post to thundril.
Which leaves me still in the dark about any justification.
Hmmm... have you been drinking....?
Should I have been drinking....?