What Caused the Uncaused Cause?

The error atheists make is thinking that Aristotle meant the Prime Mover was like the person who pushes the first domino, setting off a series of events. The person in this analogy had a cause, her parents created her, therefore God must have a creator as well. God, according to Aristotle and St. Thomas, did not set the Universe in motion by giving it a push; God is the teleology (the purpose served by change rather than by postulated causes) of the causal Universe.

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