Is Power Fundamentally Social?

Dan looks at another argument in Thomas Jay Oord’s new book: The Death of Omnipotence and Birth of Amipotence. Oord takes the premises:

• Power is fundamentally social (it must be exercised on something).
• Power does not exist in absolute isolation

and he infers:

• If God once existed without creation, that God had no power.
• If that God had no power, that God could not have created anything.

Does this argument work? Dan shares his initial doubts.

Episode 20
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