What do you mean by 'selected by our existence'?
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On 26-Nov-2013, at 11:46 AM, meekerdb <meeke...@verizon.net> wrote:
> On 11/25/2013 10:36 PM, Samiya Illias wrote:
>>> OK. But in that case I don't see any reason to think 'life' or 'the
>>> universe' has any purpose.
>>> The more we learn about the universe the more it seems pointless.
>>> --- Steven Weinberg
>> Perhaps that is why we need to explore and evaluate the 'divinely revealed /
>> inspired' books, in search of the point and purpose.
> We don't know there are any such books, or any reason why there should be.
> Of course there are books that some people claim are the word of God, the
> same people who want to tell you how to eat your food, how to dress, how to
> treat your slave,... In other words, ignorant tribal lords.
>> There is too much 'precision-engineering' and 'order' in the observable /
>> measurable 'chaos' to be 'self-evolved'.
> How do you know that? Maybe it isn't self-evolvled; maybe it's selected by
> our existence as the kind of universe in which we can evolve and exist and
>> If there is a God behind all this, then perhaps there is much more we do not
>> know about than just dark matter.
> And if wishes were horses, beggars would ride.
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