From: Diana Cammack <cammack.nul> Date: Thu, 9 Feb 2012 11:41:20 +0200 Archived: Thu, 09 Feb 2012 05:12:11 -0500 Subject: Re: The New Philosophy Of Cosmology >From: Kathy Kasten <catraja.nul> >To: <post.nul> >Date: Wed, 8 Feb 2012 01:08:01 +0000 >Subject: Re: The New Philosophy Of Cosmology >>From: Ray Dickenson <r.dickenson.nul> >>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <post.nul> >>Date: Thu, 2 Feb 2012 21:55:46 -0000 >>Subject: Re: The New Philosophy Of Cosmology >>>Date: Sat, 21 Jan 2012 20:08:15 -0500 >>>From: UFO UpDates - Toronto <post.nul> >>>Source: TheAtlantic.Com >>>http://tinyurl.com/7c6bkdf >>That's (partly) the most truthful article on physics seen for a >>while. >>First `truth' was that Hawking "doesn't know what he's talking >>about". >>And he also said "Standard cosmology, or what was considered >>standard cosmology twenty years ago, led people to the conclude >>that the universe that we see around us began in a big bang, or >>put another way, in some very hot, very dense state. And if you >>think about the characteristics of that state, in order to >>explain the evolution of the universe, that state had to be a >>very low entropy state, and there's a line of thought that says >>that anything that is very low entropy is in some sense very >>improbable or unlikely." >>Yup - personal reading, with hints from Smolin and Penrose, has >>allowed an extrapolation of Leibniz, risking a statement: that >>"The principle of sufficient variety could mean that a >>homogeneous or zero-variety universe is unlikely or impossible" - >>see: >>www.perceptions.couk.com/uef/ansci8.html#grav-t >>Some brave physicists have gone further, hinting that the gospel >>of the Big Bang has required so many subsequent fudges and >>fiddles - see: >>www.perceptions.couk.com/uef/ansci8.html#grav-t >>- that mainstream physics is now painted into a corner - and >>it's a deadend. ><snip> >>So, do we think the rest of the universe is only populated by >>beetles? ><snip> >At the recent Christmas party of the Sonoran Astronomical >Society, Father Joe Anderson - of the Vatican Observatory - and >I agreed the next life form to be discovered will be >intelligent, very large worms. And, we were cold, stone sober. And not intending to be irreverent, how do Catholics or other Christians deal with the implications of worms if they believe their God made life (Humans, Worms or other ETs) "in his image"? What about souls, and the Afterlife, etc.? Diana Listen to 'Strange Days... Indeed' - The PodCast At: http://www.virtuallystrange.net/ufo/sdi/program/ These contents above are copyright of the author and UFO UpDates - Toronto. They may not be reproduced without the express permission of both parties and are intended for educational use only.
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