[SpamCop-Social] Re: I can't believe they're actually doing this!
nobody at devnull.spamcop.net
Fri May 6 08:35:16 EDT 2005
"Mike Easter" <MikeE at ster.invalid> wrote in message
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> Yabbut... in the great scheme of things, the passing thru' this
> of the universe by earth and humanity is just a transient thing.
> So, first there was the universe's evolution leading to the solar
> system's evolution, then there was earth's life and man's own
> philosophical evolution, which includes this god stuff fairly
> and still evolving, then pretty soon earth and earth's man will
> and then there will be whatever the condition of the universe is
> that. Future gods or such remain to be seen by the future men
> create them.
IIRC, Steven Hawkings (and I don't know if this is still a current
theory) had started to think that the universe was an endless
loop - that there was no 'start' or 'end' - which doesn't fit with
the concept of a god-creator, but does fit with man being one with
a Higher Being and continuing in spirit after death.
And I don't think that this 'god' stuff is fairly recent for humans
(at least, in the evolutionary scale, there is evidence that
shortly after we became a distinct species, we have sought the
'why' and created explanations). And one doesn't know what animals
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