Tag Archives: creation

Stephen Hawking Proves My Point

Here is a quote from Stephen Hawking that illustrates my point about scientists trying to supplant God with word games: “Because there is a law such as gravity, the universe can and will create itself from nothing,” Hawking and his co-author, … Continue reading

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Universe, part II

This is in response to Universe. At times The Universe feels like God in new robes.  The Big Bang (it’s capitalized!) has a remarkable amount in common with Genesis.  Many scientists at the beginning of the 20th century including Einstein were … Continue reading

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Atheism

This is inspired by Reincarnation And Life After Death. My co-blogger had an interesting thought that Buddha was the most badass atheist off all time. I am fond of this. Namely, because Buddha was anti-doctrine, anti-ceremony. At the same time, … Continue reading

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Fragments from Wittgenstein’s Culture and Value

“Are all men great?  No. – Well then, how can you have any hope of being a great man!  Why should something be bestowed on you that’s not bestowed on your neighbor?  To what purpose?  If it isn’t your wish … Continue reading

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Correlation – First Truths

Gottfried Leibniz was a contemporary of Spinoza (they are called the two greatest rationalists after Descartes – read correctly either way) who had reviewed the Ethics but did not agree philosophically on the grounds that it contradicted Orthodox belief. His … Continue reading

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