Is God a Psychopath?

Spoken Word (talk, seminar)

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  • The Stand’s New Town Theatre - Studio
  • 20:10
  • Aug 10
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 16+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - Scotland
  • Group: Fair Pley / The Stand Comedy Club
  • Warnings and additional info: All seating is unreserved and latecomers may not be admitted.
  • Accessibility: May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 1 year

Description

Ever wondered what God might be like if God existed? Many religious believers today affirm that God has a rich emotional life, including perfect empathy. They say God suffers along with us in our pain, and rejoices in our happiness. Surprisingly, most philosophers have historically denied this. They complain that if God empathizes with us, then God feels what we feel; and some of what we feel is downright creepy. Instead, they say that God lacks empathy. Ryan Mullins (University of St Andrews) asks but wouldn’t that make God a psychopath?

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: Inside the venue, there is a steep internal staircase consisting of 20 steps leading to the basement where The Lower Hall space are located. There is alternative wheelchair access from Rose Street North Lane. Seating is level and unfixed within these venues.
  • Wheelchair access type: Permanent Ramp

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

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Broadway Baby (4/5 stars) 37 days ago

In the bowels of The Stand’s New Town Theatre, an audience sweats in the clamminess of an overheated, cramped studio. The air conditioning has died and the sole electric fan has broken. The door to the hall has now been jammed shut, cutting off the only access to a faint,...

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