RS section 1 - believing in god

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What is the Causation Argument
The argument that everything must have been started off by something else.
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Who set out this argument?
Thomas Aquinas
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Who did Thomas Aquinas argue that the first cause is?
God
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What is the causation argument used for?
It is used to prove the existence of God.
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What evidence supports the causation argument?
The world around us
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What does the causation argument rely on?
Cause and effect.
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What is an example of cause and effect?
A row of dominoes falling ( effect ) someone must have pushed the first domino ( cause )
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What is the problem with the causation argument?
Someone could say: if everything has a cause, who caused god?
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What is the Christian answer to the main argument against the causation argument?
God has always existed, no one created him
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