nice post, op: thanks!
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The Privileged Planet
I think there is something called "the cannon of 400" that is that the moon is 400 times smaller than the sun, the earth rotates 400 times faster than
the moon rotates on axis, and i think the moon is 400 times closer to the earth than than the sun...
“The gift of mental power comes from God, Divine Being, and if we concentrate our minds on that truth, we become in tune with this great power. My
mother taught me to seek all truth in the Bible.”
“(modern science) was born out of a Christian worldview.”
--J. Robert Oppenheimer “On Science an Culture”, Encounter, Oct. 1962
"My worldly faculties are slipping away day by day. Happy it is for all of us that the true good does not lie in them.
As they ebb, may they leave us as little children, trusting in the Father of Mercies and accepting His unspeakable gift.
I bow before Him who is Lord of all.”
--Michael Faraday, on his death bed, one of the greatest experimental philosophers, Doctorate from Oxford University, holding 97 unsought for
distinctions who discovered Electricity
“Education is useless without the Bible.”
--Noah Webster, Webster’s Dictionary
“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
“I think in the first place that it is very pious to say and prudent to affirm that the Holy Bible can never speak untruth—whenever its true
meaning is understood.”
--Galileo (Letter to Grand Duchess of Tuscany)
“The chief aim of all investigations of the external world should be to discover the rational order which has been imposed on it by God, and which
he revealed to us in the language of mathematics.”
“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.”
“I am not an atheist, and I don’t think I can call myself a pantheist.”
“Then there are the fanatical atheists whose intolerance is of the same kind as the intolerance of the religious fanatics and comes from the same
"There is harmony in the cosmos which I, with my limited human mind, am able to recognise, yet there are people who say there is no God. But what
really makes me angry is that they quote me to support such views."
“The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious.”
“Coincidence is God’s way of remaining anonymous.”
“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."
John Ray—Founder of Biology and Devout Christian
Ray quoted experiments by Francesco Redi which contradicted spontaneous generation. Ray said that “My observation and affirmation is that there is
no such thing in nature” and he referred to spontaneous generation as “the atheist’s fictitious and ridiculous account of the first production
of mankind and other animals.”
“He declared fossils were the petrified remains of extinct creatures. This was not accepted by biologists generally until a century later.”