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How do I get around my omniscient character isn’t knowledge of the future?

Does omniscience mean you know the future?

Knowledge of all true propositions would seem to include knowledge of all truths about the future, at least if there are truths about the future. Thus omniscience would seem to include foreknowledge.

Why is omniscience impossible?

The beliefs of an omniscient being, we have said, would correspond precisely to a set of all and only true propositions. Because there can be no set of all and only true propositions, there cannot be what an omniscient being would have to know, and thus there can be no omniscient being.

How do you beat omniscient?

An efficient method to defeat Omniscient is to summon Carbuncle, so Omniscient’s spells are reflected back at him. Another method is to cast Berserk on him and then summon Golem. This way, he cannot use Return to restart the battle, and the party will not suffer damage from his physical attacks.

Can an omniscient beat an omnipotent?

An omniscient being would know how to defeat an omnipotent being without effort. So omniscient goes hand in hand with omnipotence. On the other hand an omnipotent being is capable of anything, including defeating a being who is omniscient.

What is the problem with an omniscient God?

The problem with the previous analysis of omniscience is that it leaves open the possibility that there is a possible being whose knowledge could exceed God’s knowledge. But at least since the time of Anselm, God is thought of not only as the greatest actual being, but the greatest possible being.

What is a person who sees the future called?

A soothsayer is someone who can foretell the future.

Is it possible to be beyond omnipotent?

A second sense of ‘omnipotence’ is that of maximal power, meaning just that no being could exceed the overall power of an omnipotent being. It does not follow that a maximally powerful being can bring about any state of affairs, since, as observed above, bringing about some such states of affairs is impossible.

What is the paradox of omniscience?

The argument from free will, also called the paradox of free will or theological fatalism, contends that omniscience and free will are incompatible and that any conception of God that incorporates both properties is therefore inconceivable.

Is God omnipotent paradox?

The best-known version of the omnipotence paradox is the paradox of the stone: “Could God create a stone so heavy that even they could not lift it?” This is a paradoxical question because if god could create something they could not do, then they would not be omnipotent.

What does it mean if you are omniscient?

having infinite awareness, understanding

: having infinite awareness, understanding, and insight. an omniscient author. the narrator seems an omniscient person who tells us about the characters and their relations Ira Konigsberg. : possessed of universal or complete knowledge.

What is the full meaning of omniscience?

have unlimited knowledge

formal. /ɒmˈnɪs.i.əns/ us. /ɑːmˈnɪʃ.əns/ the quality of having or seeming to have unlimited knowledge: I do not claim omniscience, nor am I incapable of making mistakes.

Can God know the future?

The Traditional View of God
God is omniscient, omnipotent, omnipresent, the perfectly good agent, and the only creator and sustainer of the universe. God’s omniscience entails that He has foreknowledge of all future events, including human free choices and actions.