That's why I used different words. Please Register or Log in to view the hidden image! It depends what you mean by "understanding". Wiki. What any individual "understands" about god is what they have been told or have "worked out for themselves" - in other words they have no practical basis to claim understanding. You may understand a friend because you interact and see how they behave and react under various conditions and situations - does the same apply to god? Unless we can show that god does indeed exist and that any given individual has interacted with him then the claim of "understanding" is, I suggest, little more than a personal projection. Example: take a look at the (increasingly large!) number of posters who imply by their comments that they understand me. And then claim they understand me well enough to ascribe motives to me... Please Register or Log in to view the hidden image!