but there are other factors to consider:
“All matter originates and exists only by virtue of a force which brings the particle of an atom to vibration and holds this most minute solar
system of the atom together. We must assume behind this force the existence of a conscious and intelligent mind. This mind is the matrix of all
“When the answer is simple, God is answering.”
“This most beautiful system of the sun, planets, and comets, could only proceed from the counsel and dominion of an intelligent Being.”
--Sir Isaac Newton, Principia, Book 3
“A common sense interpretation of the facts suggests that a super-intellect has monkeyed with physics, as well as with chemistry and biology, and
that there are no blind forces worth speaking about in nature. The numbers one calculates from the facts seem to me so overwhelming as to put this
conclusion almost beyond question."
--Dr. Fred Hoyle (scientist who coined the term "Big Bang" who was unafraid to go wherever the facts led him, and who consequently recanted his
Head of Human Genome Project, Dr. Francis Collins, converts to Christianity
"I set out to prove that my atheist position was correct."
“Since everything that is in motion must be moved by something, let us suppose there is a thing in motion which was moved by something else in
motion, and that by something else, and so on. But this series cannot go on to infinity, so there must be some First Mover.”
“One cannot be exposed to the law and order of the universe without concluding that there must be design and purpose behind it all... To be forced
to believe only one conclusion--that everything in the universe happened by chance--would violate the very objectivity of science itself.”
--Werner von Braun, Letter to CA State Board of Education, 9/14/72
"The laws of nature produce no events, they state the pattern to which every event have only and can be induced to happen, must conform. Just as
the rules of Arithmetic state the pattern to which all transactions of money, must conform, if only you can get a hold of any money. Thus in one sense
the laws of nature cover the whole field of space and time. In another what they leave out is precisely the whole real universe. The incessant "
"For every law says in the last resort: 'If you have A, then B."
But first catch your A.
The laws will not do it for you."
youtube: The Case For A Creator With Lee Strobel