Who is all-powerful should fear everything.
Behind this web of semantic.(and more than semantic) confusion [regarding the definition of thought reform] lies an image of "brainwashing" as an all-powerful, irresistible, unfathomable, and magical method of achieving total control over the human mind. It is of course none of these things, and this loose usage makes the word a rallying point for fear, resentment, urges toward submission, justification for failure, irresponsible accusation, and for a wide gamut of emotional extremism.Robert Jay Lifton (1961) Thought Reform and the Psychology of Totalism: A Study of "Brainwashing" in China. New York City: Norton, p. 4 ([Thought Reform and the Psychology of Totalism online])
Omnipotent-benevolent simply means that God is all-powerful and well-meaning.Dan Brown, in Angels and Demons (2000)
There are two things which make it impossible to believe that this world is the successful work of an all-wise, all-good, and, at the same time, all-powerful Being; firstly, the misery which abounds in it everywhere; and secondly, the obvious imperfection of its highest product, man , who is a burlesque of what he should be.Arthur Schopenhauer
The Lord is the All-powerful Cause of causes, says Nanak after deep deliberation.Sri Guru Granth Sahib, in The Ultimate Sikhism Library, Publish This, LLC, 22 August 2013, p.667
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