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On Wednesday August 17 2005 14:21, Geoffrey wrote:
> aaron wrote:
> > Stating it another way, if there were a Great Omnipotent Deity behind the
> > existence of the universe, then the best argument for this ultimate
> > intelligence would be a universe comprised entirely of the cyclic, self
> > sustaining and evolutionary mechanisms that human science uncovers and
> > explores. The perfect intelligent universe will allow that its all
> > creator need never lift a finger beyond the Big Bang; just light the fuse,
> > pop a cold one, sit back and enjoy the fireworks! There's nothing more
> > elegantly intelligent than the idea of spark once, run forever!
> Aaron, that's where your thought process is flawed.
His argument is without flaw. Pretty clever I must add.
> God is a
> micro-manager. :) (Thank God! :) )
Then, why do babies die? (knee-jerk rhetorical question)
> Haven't you ever put your heart and
> soul into the creation of anything? Certainly you have.
Me too! Me too!
> Do you then
> just sit it on the shelf and stare at it? I think not.
If it is well-designed, it needs little or no maintenance.
Aside from children, why would some create something that needs lots of
> How can you actually think that you could possibly understand the
> thought process of God?
He may *be* God.
> Please, don't let this start a flame war. The list doesn't need it and
> I want to have the last word.
> Until later, Geoffrey
As long as we stick to the generic "God" it's all good.
The second someone adds a brandname, shutdown the server. :)
Wishing you Happiness, Joy, and Laughter,