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GORAN, YOU AGAIN?

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in response to reader comment: life cannot "form" and evolve of it own accord, out of the blue, by chance!

Submitted by DANIEL REDMOND (United States), Jan 16, 2008 at 02:29

Okay, Goran, instead of accepting the mathematical probability that life would form somewhere in the cosmos, given the trillions of possible opportunities for this to happen, you prefer to believe it is more probable that a Supreme Being would magically form out of nowhere [or even more strangely somehow 'create himself' into existence] and that this Supreme Being would then have the power to magically create all of the suns, planets, etc. that exist in the entire universe in order to......well, why exactly? Just to amuse himself perhaps?

I mean, if God is perfection and God was once all that existed then why go on to create an imperfect world filled with imperfect beings? It doesn't make any sense to me. But anyway, you probably also believe that when you decide to call your speech a "prayer" that this magical Supreme Being suddenly takes notice and listens to everything you have to say, weighs your individual concerns, and then makes sure you get what you want to make you happy.

These are the sort of primitive delusions that were formed by cavemen thousands of years ago in an effort to comprehend the world around them. In today's more scientifically enlightened world such fantasies should be dispensed with and replaced by a simple faith in verifiable reality. Apparently the ability to do this still eludes you, as it does a majority of people on this planet. I find that to be rather sad, but I've come to accept it as just the way things are.

Have a nice day.

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