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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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In his presentation of theism, Plantinga assumes that an omnipotent deity can't be detected by science and is therefore a part of the "evidence base" of theism.
An omnipotent God determines the destinies of individuals, groups, and nations.
He has vowed to implement a range of reforms, which would cede some power in the highly centralised state to opposition groups and remove the Ba'ath party from its omnipotent role in public life.
Next up was John De Lancie, who played the omnipotent Q in Star Trek: Next Generation.
The Omnipotent Magician: Lancelot 'Capability' Brown, 1716-1783.
Though technically a scholarly work, Sims's omnipotent narration ensures a light-hearted and approachable tone throughout, making this a pleasant, informative read.
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If the atmosphere for Thursday evening's tussle with Steaua Bucharest is now going to become the norm, though, anyone hoping to feel the spine-tingling electricity, passion and goodwill that was once omnipotent would be advised to exercise caution.
Author Abraham Stoll discusses Milton's use of God as a character, and does well in outlining Milton's thought processes when approaching the omnipotent being.
For Woodbine Willie and me the key issue is reconciling an omnipotent God to the horrors of war.
For even the Omnipotent God could not defy logic and create Something from Nothing.
If you put one inmy hand, I feel incredibly omnipotent.