Is Nagilum (from the episode Where Silence has Lease) omnipotent and omnipresent? He's not omniscient as he is doing an experiment to learn more about humans.

He seems omnipotent as he can conjure up any reality (though it is not clear if this requires the expense of limited resources). He seems omnipresent, or at least have the ability to transport anywhere. Even when the Enterprise was out of the void Nagilum communicated to Picard on a computer.

EDIT: after reading Stefan's answer I wondered, can one be omnipotent without being omniscient? If someone was omnipotent wouldn't they be able to use there "powers to do anything" to make the experiment to satisfy their quest for knowledge? If they had a limited capacity to learn or recall knowledge couldn't they use their power to do anything to remove this barrier?

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    A holo deck and a communications array could do the same – Tom J Nowell Feb 19 '15 at 11:52
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    Can he make a rock so big even he can't lift it? – user16696 Feb 19 '15 at 12:44
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    If he was omnipresent he would have witnessed billions of people mating and dying and would have no need to experiment. If he was omnipotent, he could make Picard want to stay and be subject to experiments, he could deactivate the selfdestruct - sequence or he could bring the enterprise back once Picard and Riker stopped it. My guess would be: Neither omnipotent nor omnipresent – Einer Feb 19 '15 at 13:00
  • @TomJNowell what do you mean? Lot's of people have holo decks and communication arrays but they aren't able to do the same things as Nagilum. Are you saying that Nagilum some how is able to do it in an arbitrary region of space where as holograms are confined to the holo deck? – Celeritas Feb 20 '15 at 1:27
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    Any time you use the words omnipotent, omnipresent you presume the being can look through all of space and time and nothing is beyond their ability to do, which Nagilum was clearly neither. He had to experiment to know, thus not omniscient and he could not force compliance therefore not omnipotent... – Thaddeus Howze Feb 20 '15 at 1:56

Not much information if available about him but from the way he acts we can deduce:

He is not omnipotent as he had to try to trick Picard into turning off the self destruct rather than just switching it off himself.

He is not omnipresent as he asked for a demonstration of reproduction. If he was omnipresent he would have been in various bedrooms, film studios etc where he would have already witnessed this.

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