This is a simple philosophical question yet I'm not really sure about how to explain the answer : "Is God careful?"

There are only two possible truth to this "yes" and "no". I don't know which one is the correct answer but If you really know it then you should be able to explain the why.

If you agree the answer is "yes", how come? God sees everything, hears everything, knows everything, God even knows the unseen (the future), it is not possible for God to make any mistake at all. For him everything that happened was already according to his plan. Otherwise it would not had happened. Maybe he actually doesn't even need to be careful at all.

But on the other hand, if you answer "no" then it is like saying "God is not careful at all", it is like implying an insult to God. And if you think about it, is there really anyone who is more careful than God?

To support your answer please quote the verses from the Quran. And to make things clear, I do not accept hadits as a reference for the answer for this question, UNLESS the hadith is trying to explain furthermore the verse quoted in the answer and not trying to be the direct reference for the answer (the direct reference can only be from the Quran)

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    How do you define "careful"? Also, creating a false dichotomy is not useful in philosophical questions unless the dichotomy is self-evident. Seeing as carefulness is a scale rather than a boolean value, I don't see why you restrict it to yes/no. – The Z Feb 21 at 18:44
  • Wait..i didn't know that the word "careful" has many different meanings. But, you yourself, how did you define "carefulness" ? Why do you see it as a scale? Rather, the more appropriate question is, why would you think the answer to the question "Is God careful?" would be in the form of a "scale"? How would you judge "God" from 1 to 10? Would you answer 5 if so? – Tomsofty33 Feb 23 at 23:19


Qul Huwa-llahu ‘Ahad


Lam Yalid Wa Lam Yulad

Walam Yakul-La-Hu-Kufuwan ‘Ahad “

“Say: He is Allah,(the) One, Allahus-Samad ( The Self-Sufficient Master, Whom all creatures need, He neither eats nor drinks ). He begots not, nor was He begotten; And there is none co-equal or comparable unto Him.”

The one who makes mistakes need to be careful. Similarly, the one who makes mistakes is the only one who can be careless.

God doesn't make mistakes, he is perfect and so is his creation in how he created them. The words careful and careless can't be used to describe him.

  • Why the word "careful" can't be used to describe G-d? Because being careful is considered something bad and being careless is something good? Then are you saying that G-d is not careful or are saying that G-d is more than just careful so much that the word careful is not capable of describing Him? Then who do you consider as most careful in this universe? Even more careful than G-d? – Tomsofty33 Feb 24 at 7:57

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