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ringo
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Message 85 of 94 (737516)
09-26-2014 12:25 PM
Reply to: Message 83 by taiji2
09-26-2014 12:11 AM


Re: well done
taiji2 writes:

Proper pursuit of intelligent laws should seek to establish the source and chronology of these laws and determine whether the laws derive from an intelligent source or not.


As Coyote pointed out, scientific laws are descriptive, not prescriptive. They have no source.

No intelligence decided what the shape of a puddle should be; the water just fits into the rest of the universe and happens to take on whatever shape is most convenient.


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Message 91 of 94 (737590)
09-27-2014 12:02 PM
Reply to: Message 86 by NoNukes
09-26-2014 2:05 PM


Re: well done
NoNukes writes:

The universe evolved....


Yes, the "laws" have changed.

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