yes it sounds like blind faith, but I can't see either any rationnality in the 
faith that not everything exists... If not everything exists then the reality 
is more absurd... How a justification for only a small part of possibilities 
(and only this one) could be found ?


Le Vendredi 28 Octobre 2005 18:33, [EMAIL PROTECTED] a écrit :
> I guess I'll "break the symmetry" of relative silence on this list
> lately.
> I just don't get how it can be rationally justified that you can get
> something out of nothing.  To me, combining the multiverse with a
> selection principle does not explain anything.  I see no reason why it
> is not mathematically equivalent to our universe appearing out of
> nothing.  And I see the belief that our universe appeared out of
> nothing as just that, a belief.  In fact, I believe that.  But I don't
> see how it makes one iota more rational, "scientific" sense to try to
> explain it with a Plenitude and the Anthropic Principle.  It's like a
> probability argument that poses the existence of as much unobservable
> stuff out there as we need, along with the well-behaved unobservable
> probability distribution we need, in order to give us a fuzzy feeling
> in terms of probability as we know it in our comfortable immediate
> surroundings.  Sounds like blind faith to me.

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