On 02.09.2011 20:07 meekerdb said the following:
On 9/2/2011 12:42 AM, Evgenii Rudnyi wrote:
In this series there is a clear statement that there are questions
that we cannot solve, for example if the Universe is eternal or
not. You rely on cause and at the same time on Big Bang. But then
Big Bang seems to have no cause. Or do you know one in this case?
Cause is often ambiguous. In general events don't have a single
In the philosophy course Controversy in Philosophy, it was mentioned
that in the middle ages it was assumed that if a thing has more than one
cause, it leads to ambiguity. If I remember correctly, then two angels
could take the same place together.
In some models of cosmogony the Big Bang is a random quantum
event meaning it has no immediate cause. In other models it is
generated by collision of M-branes, which might be deterministic. But
randomness does not imply the action of a conscious agent.
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