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Is this sentence a fallacy between the concept of perfection which is limited and infinite?
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Only the divine can be perfect according to human’s definition of « perfection ». Since humans can’t conceive what « perfection » truly is, as they are not devine, therefore, « perfection » must be limited to the devine wich is infinite by definition. Makes sense??
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It’s a statement of faith or reference to that which is unknown but believed - a standard of perfection of which we are all clueless, and of which is reserved only for God - that which is infinite. Implied is that God sees all, limitless possibilities of perfection, whereas we tend to just focus on one or few.
"Now this interconnection, relationship, or this adaptation of all things to each particular one, and of each one to all the rest, brings it about that every simple substance has relations which express all the others and that it is consequently a perpetual living mirror of the universe."
"If the representation were distinct as to the details of the entire universe, each monad would be a Deity. It is not in the object represented that the monads are limited, but in the modification of their knowledge of the object. In a confused way they reach out to infinity or to the whole, but are limited and differentiated in the degree of their distinct perceptions." - Leibniz