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    I get what the dilemma is...but I don't get what's wrong with the idea that God's commands define goodness.

    The argument that what's good and bad in turn is arbitrary , doesn't make much sense to me. It's not as if God will make evil acts like murder right, so what relevance does the fact its arbitrary have?
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    If what's good is good because God commands it, then acts like murder are only evil because God commands that. If tomorrow God commanded that murder was good, then it would become good. So why wouldn't he do it?
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    (Original post by Joe312)
    If what's good is good because God commands it, then acts like murder are only evil because God commands that. If tomorrow God commanded that murder was good, then it would become good. So why wouldn't he do it?
    Oh that clears it up so much! Thank you greatly.
 
 
 
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