omnipotence


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omnipotence

[omnip′ətəns]
(in psychology) an infantile perception that the outside world is part of the organism and within it, which leads to a primitive feeling of all-powerfulness.
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By contrast, I would argue that God's omnipotence is maintained in the doctrine of concurrence, which holds that God is acting directly (God's omnipotence) and we are acting (our freedom).
Generally speaking, omnipotence is always qualified by things God cannot do.
I feel that altering MY pronunciations and inflections to correspond to some voice recognition flaw is a weird bow to computers and their omnipotence.
05), showing full mediation of the BAVQ omnipotence subscale between VAY dominance and BDI-II, explaining 42% of the variance in BDI-II scores.
Your beliefs about omnipotence can cause you to be overly responsible for others, or to blame yourself for things that aren't under your control.
The essays explore issues of subjectivity, rationality, science, phenomenology, whether "impotence as will-to-grace [is] more adequate to the divine essence than omnipotence as will-to-power," divine quiddity, multicultural conceptions of religion against neutral ones, and more.
The third part looks at the nature of God--His goodness, knowledge, omnipotence etc.
Bored with running Scotland, eternal life, omnipotence and daily worship by millions is now Alex Salmond's ambition.
The amour-propre that sustains them in their delusions of omnipotence is punctured by the raucous irreverence of those who guffaw at their unsmiling menace.
The only way we can continue to affirm God's unqualified goodness is if we abandon all "strong theologies" preoccupied with divine omnipotence.
The prize money on The Weakest Link is measly in comparison to the other shows I've mentioned, so I don't know why the contestants let Robinson get away with her nauseating air of omnipotence.