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Message 13 of 301 (722266)
03-19-2014 12:21 PM
Reply to: Message 7 by ProtoTypical
03-19-2014 9:15 AM


ProtoTypical writes:

Do we really live in a world where the shape of Kim Kardashian's ass is more interesting than the shape of the universe?


Yes, we do. From an evolutionary viewpoint, human reproduction - in all of its various facets - is more important than the shape of the room it's done in.

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Message 36 of 301 (722476)
03-21-2014 12:08 PM
Reply to: Message 35 by ProtoTypical
03-21-2014 10:33 AM


ProtoTypical writes:

I stand in the shadow of giants.


You should be standing on their shoulders, like Newton.

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Message 79 of 301 (722856)
03-25-2014 12:59 PM
Reply to: Message 78 by kbertsche
03-25-2014 12:48 PM


Re: You haven't said much here...
kbertsche writes:

He claims that the laws of nature cause the universe. But he doesn't explain where the laws of nature come from.


Several years ago I witnessed a phenomenon in which snowballs formed spontaneously on everybody's lawn. It's a rare phenomenon requiring exact wind and temperature conditions but it is a well-understood phenomenon.

The laws of nature "caused" those snowballs without the intervention of any outside entity (though it was tempting to think that it was some kind of gigantic prank).

The laws of nature don't have to "come from" anywhere. They just are. They're properties of nature, just like wind conditions and snow conditions. Anything that exists will have properties whether anybody/anything "puts" them there or not.


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Message 95 of 301 (723064)
03-26-2014 11:38 AM
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03-25-2014 1:14 PM


Re: You haven't said much here...
shadow71 writes:

Prior to the big bang, when time did not exist, were there laws of nature


There is no "prior to the Big Bang", just like - as somebody else has noted - there is no "north of the North Pole". Are there laws of nature north of the North Pole?

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Message 230 of 301 (723660)
04-05-2014 11:47 AM
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04-05-2014 10:25 AM


Re: You haven't said much here...
Phat writes:

Perhaps instead of a Creator, we have an eternal observer.


Perhaps there's an eternal straw for us to clutch at.

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Message 297 of 301 (843733)
11-20-2018 1:20 PM
Reply to: Message 296 by Arkangel Daniel
11-20-2018 1:07 PM


Re: Sent From Heaven With Questions Or With Answers?
Arkangel Daniel writes:

Black holes pull very large objects into them such as planets and stars, they clearly go into another dimension.


I don't think that's clear at all.

Arkangel Daniel writes:

So a definition in this case of a dimension it is a sphere shaped location not in this universe.


You seem to be using the word "dimension" to refer to some spooky woo place - another world, as it were, or an alternate universe. In fact, the word "dimension" already has a real meaning.

And our geese will blot out the sun.

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