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We know our hearing isn't as acute as some animals. We are limited with our other senses too.
Therefore, we cannot completely understand our physical world if we are made deaf and blind. So our understanding is limited by our human "design" proven empirically by our very physical nature or what we think our physical nature is.
So our understanding is limited by our human "design" proven empirically by our very physical nature or what we think our physical nature is.
I think the ideas of solipsism would attract a childish mindset that would limit the Creator Source. I would discount that because of the concept of infinity that cannot be held or known but is real in concept as an idea. ( don't know if I stated that very well)
Well I don't think energy disappears. I think it converts
Into something. Ergo when we pass we pass into something.
Energy cannot be seperate from itself and because of this it is impossible for energy to observe itself, watching itself. Therefore there must exist an even subtler type of energy, an anti-energy, anti-matter for that matter.
In our human ignorance we have mistaken ourselves as the lesser forms and have forgotten we are the highest most perfect energy.
They just can't imagine things otherwise, but is it really that difficult to give in to the evident randomness of the universe? Especially when observing the randomness of nature?
Vera Kistiakowsky (MIT physicist): "The exquisite order displayed by our scientific understanding of the physical world calls for the divine."
Alan Sandage (winner of the Crawford prize in astronomy): "I find it quite improbable that such order came out of chaos. There has to be some organizing principle. God to me is a mystery but is the explanation for the miracle of existence, why there is something instead of nothing."
Fred Hoyle (British astrophysicist): "A common sense interpretation of the facts suggests that a superintellect 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."
What's the Universe Made Of? Math, Says Scientist
New information showing that consciousness actually creates response and the possibilities arising that we are in a simulated existence all to yet be explored, none of those speak of disordered random universe. You are reading into the new information quickly coming to light something that is simply not there.
originally posted by: BS_Slayer
I'll go ahead and presume your source for such a statement is the Bible..
I have no problem that you believe this, but can you fathom the absolute volume of material that contradicts such a statement? Are you the kind of person that looks away or puts down a book, or closes the web page the second it goes in a direction that opposes the Bible? Or do you take it all in if for no other reason than to understand your philosophical adversaries? I ask not in sarcasm, but pure curiosity.
Sure you may have been burned a few times, but that only says things about our species, not females as a sub group. Men lie, cheat and steal just as much as women do. No less a dissatisfying aspect of the human experience, but a flaw we share equally.
The problem I think is that you are categorizing entire aspects of your sociological observations. Your melancholia seems a direct reflex of a biblical perspective of the world. If you adhere completely to the Bible, than you are damned to wallow in the shadow of it's contradictions. If you're strong enough to keep your mind hardened by the principles of faith, I commend your discipline, but it is a discipline I do not have.
I was born a Christian, and there are several moral and logical issues that forced me to abandon my former stance a long time ago. If you have answers to some of these, by all means feel free. I personally am troubled merely by the fact that the questions can even be formulated.
1. If God knows all things. Why would he bother to create a soul that he already knows is destined to end up in a lake of fire? Wouldn't that make him malevolent? Please don't answer with free will, free will negates God's ability to see its outcome.
2. What need would an omniscient being have of worship, praise? What possible function could it serve an almighty creator?
3. Essentially, a biblical perspective plays out like a formula. God creates mankind as an imperfect species. God demands atonement for said imperfect behaviors. God is truly the only means by which his creations can be atoned. God is also the only means by which a human soul can reach a demise via the creation of hell, hence he is directly responsible for either outcome. Does any of this premise sound like the work of anything like a God?
I'm not here to play demonic atheist with you, it is not my place to attempt to manipulate anyone's faith. I just want to understand how you are able to compute these examples within your world view and still feel comfortable intellectually?
I wish to compliment you on your ability to write everyone a reply on a variety of complex issues! You remind me of a chess master playing several chess games all at once! I do believe I am no where near your level of cerebral accomplishments!
Yet, here I am writing to you once again! This bantering is very brain stimulating and yet I am not too much a verbal person and writing words into sentences to express ideas feels alien to me. I just hope you are not secretly Stephen Hawking or a coeval because I would be so embarrassed!
Anyway, I have always been interested in physics because of all the weirdo (breaking laws of matter) experiences I have had. I wanted to understand the why and how of my world/worlds. In history when a personal witness' testimony is recorded they are referred to as a "Primary Source". I consider myself a Primary Source to events not necessarily explainable. This propels me to search out and think of what are the rules of earth life really? I cannot not easily define the rules, but I have some ideas about them. I have a very limited education on these things so do excuse my rudimentary efforts to communicate with you on Quantum Theory and Einstein's General Relativity.
>>So far in the history of science there isn't one deviation or oddity (that I know of) within the spectrum we are capable of detecting, that contradicts those basic laws. Unless of course we get into Quantum Theory but as I'm sure you know those are formulas more than observable deviations, I think. lol
Humm..... Deviation or oddity (please define your definition)
" Capable of detecting a spectrum".. .. Are you meaning empirical observation?
What I was thinking about was miracles of healing. I am not sure if this would contradict basic laws. I think it would. A medically unexplained healing is called a miracle. Which I think means they don't know how it happened so they call it a miracle.
Would you consider a "miracle" healing a qualifying deviation or oddity that contradicts basic laws?
Are you referring to the Quantium Physics vs Einstein's General Relativity not following the same laws of behavior? Is this negating measurement make prediction unsuccessful?
To ponder but are they practical? Can they take you to any conclusions that could apply to something?
The reason I stated that solipsism is childish is from observations that a child in the crib would only be aware of its own wants and needs as all that exists. When the child goes to school, he becomes aware of his neighborhood of kids and that is about all. When the child grows up more, he learns about his city and he can even grasp the idea of his city state and even other nation states.
Finally the childish mind expands to understanding there is an earth world interconnected and a galactic universe at large.
A service to self mindset has not expanded into a greater connected consciousness outside of self and that is why I would classify this person's lack of awareness as childish or stunted if you will. This lack of consciousness is fashionable and culturally encouraged unfortunately.
Thanks for the Live Science link. That was a good read.
My personal ideas on infinity would parallel infinite infinity because I define infinity as omnipresent and therefore Creator Source! Ta Da!
originally posted by: BS_Slayer
.... I would question any God or higher power that could 'design' nature to be so profoundly cruel. ....I guess what I'm getting at in this mercilessly long post is that life seems insane no matter how you look at it.