posted on Feb, 3 2009 @ 11:49 PM
How much would your life change if someone found out, with 100% certainty, the origins of life and earth?
How much differently would you treat this life?
I think that it would not change all that much. For me personally, whether life began 10,000 or 10 billion years ago, whether there is an omnipotent
prime mover or simply a chaotic explosion that started it all, would not affect me in a significant way.
Why? Because regardless of the answer to those questions, it will not stop me from achieving my goals, loving the people that I love, and enjoying my
Now I'm not saying that pursuing this knowledge is in vain (pursuing knowledge is never in vain) I just think that we put far too much emphasis
worrying about this particular issue than building and dealing with a better present and future for yourself.
[edit on 3-2-2009 by Cool Hand Luke]