The ontological argument finally clicked for me. Thankyou Dr. Craig!
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From: William Lane Craig <email@example.com>
Subject: Question of the Week - Misunderstanding the Ontological Argument
Good Day from Nepal. We badly need apologetics in Nepal so please keep in your prayers. I work in translating apologetic material in the language of Nepal where secularism and Hinduism are quite strong. Thank you for your work Dr. Craig. My question is on the ontological argument and I do not fully understand it. Can you help clarify? I recently asked a philosopher here and was told the following exchange:
My question to the professor:
...question concerning the reading packet in our resouces on Descartes and the Ontological argument. Most non-philosophers seem to think the argument is not credible while most philosophers do not it seems - could you help me by offering your own insights to its merit? For example - Alvin Plantiga seems to have developed the folowing: