Nick: Can God create a rock he can't lift?
Professor: Thomas Aquinas is not on the syllabus for this class.
Nick: Can you answer the question?
Professor: Mr. Haas...
Nick: If you answer yes, then there exists a rock in the world that God can't lift. Ergo, he's not all-powerful. Answer no, and he can't create such a rock, again, not all-powerful. So, the very idea of an all-powerful god is a human creation and a flawed one, at that.


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The Sinner Season 3 Episode 6: "Part 6"
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Nick: Can God create a rock he can't lift?
Professor: Thomas Aquinas is not on the syllabus for this class.
Nick: Can you answer the question?
Professor: Mr. Haas...
Nick: If you answer yes, then there exists a rock in the world that God can't lift. Ergo, he's not all-powerful. Answer no, and he can't create such a rock, again, not all-powerful. So, the very idea of an all-powerful god is a human creation and a flawed one, at that.

Professor: Man is so infinitely different from God he can only communicate with God indirectly.
Jamie: What about the potential to actually encounter God.
Professor: Not sure what you're getting at.
Jamie: [reading] When two people relate to each other authentically and humanly, God is the electricity that surges between them.