Geoff's Blog – February 2011 Archive (1)

A god and the god not God!



It's quite frustrating to read atheists writing and using the word god as a proper noun when it is a common noun.  We expect theists to use it as a proper noun because they assume that the deity is real and specific.


A common noun is something that does not need to be capitalized and is not specific, examples are truck, house, dog, or man, whereas a common noun needs to be capitalized and is very specific such as Ford, the White House, Bulldog, or…


Added by Geoff on February 11, 2011 at 11:30pm — 2 Comments



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