reply to post by dominicus
I just finished this and I feel wonderful about suggesting it. Bernard is a scientist that started in the seminary.
The God Theory by Bernard Haisch
"A remarkable discovery has emerged in astrophysics: that key properties of the Universe have just the right values to make life possible. Most
scientists prefer to explain away this uniqueness, insisting that a huge, perhaps infinite, number of unseen universes must therefore exist, each
randomly different from the other. That way ours only appears special because we could not exist in any of the other hypothetical universes.
I propose the alternative that the special properties of our universe reflect an underlying intelligence, one that is consistent with the Big Bang and
Darwinian evolution. Both views are equally logical and beyond proof. However exceptional human experiences and accounts of mystics throughout the
ages do suggest that we live in a purposeful universe. In The God Theory and The Purpose-Guided Universe: Believing In Einstein, Darwin, and God I
speculate on what that purpose might be… what that purpose means for our lives… how it might explain the riddle of evil."
Bernard uses science to explain "GOD"
"What I propose is an infinite conscious intelligence -- so let's call it God -- who has infinite potential, whose ideas become the laws of physics of
our universe and others, and whose purpose in so doing is the transformation of potential into experience. The difference between being able to do
something and actually doing it is vast: making it happen, experiencing what it feels like, savoring the sensations are the tremendous difference
between theory and practice. Playing the game is far more satisfying than reading the rules.
Astrophysicist Sir James Jeans wrote in the 1930s, "...the universe begins to look more like a great thought than like a great machine." So, too, I am
proposing, in The God Theory, that ultimately it is consciousness that is the origin of matter, energy, and the laws of nature in this universe and
all others that may exist. And the purpose is for God to experience his potential. God's ideas and abilities become God's experience in the life of
every sentient being. What greater purpose could there be for each of us humans than that of creating God's experience? God experiences the richness
of his potential through us because we are the incarnations of him in the physical realm."
That's what it's all about.
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