Wednesday, September 02, 2009

Why is there a universe?

Some people argue that the universe has always existed. It has no causes and requires no causes.

I have no problems with it if nothing ever existed. But now that we know there is something - the universe that we are in - we have to ask: why? Why does the universe exist at all, instead of there being absolutely nothing?

Add to that the Big Bang Theory - which says there is a beginning to the universe. Now there is more reason to ask: what caused it?

To many of us, the answer is God.

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