God and the New Physics
What is matter?
What is mind, and can it survive death?
What are time and space, and how do they relate to ideas about God?
Is the order of the universe the result of accident or design?
The most profound and age-old questions of existence -- for centuries the focus of religion and philosophy -- may soon be answered through...more
[MIT, 2012. Graduation day. BRAD and JANET]
JANET: Oh Brad, wasn't it wonderful! Didn't Betty look radiantly beautiful! Just an hour ago she was plain old Betty Monroe. Now she's Betty Monroe... PhD!
BRAD: Er... yeah.
JANET: I wonder if I'll ever complete my doctoral dissertation on the relationship between faith and cosmology? Sometimes it seems impossible.
[She wipes a tear from her eye. Music starts ...more
This is a great book that describes the details of our universe as something that wraps around us and in us and as us, rather than something we are observing. A hydrogen atom is the same in a droplet of water as it is and always was across lightyears of the universe and 10 billion years ago, 10 billi ...more
Religion, Philosophy and Science - any or all of these route ...more
It helped me put into relation all the ravages of conflict and war I saw around me. Was it necessary? What was this folly of man?
Did a God really exist? why would He allow this to happen, staring as spectator, punishing, allowing to die...
It answered some questions but opened balck holes as answers
Davies makes the pretty bold claim that science offers a surer path to God than does religion. However, the God that might be su ...more
However astonishing and inexplicable a particular occurrence may be, we can never be absolutely sure that at some distant time in the future a natural phenomenon will not be discovered to explain it.
After demolishing the ontological and teleological arguments for ...more
I overall enjoyed reading this book. ...more
Part of my intro to religious studies class in college, which had me thinking maybe I wanted to pursue comparative religious studies for a while there. Seriously influenced my own long-standing belief in a intelligent life force in the universe that syncs up pretty well with a sort of esoteric Taoist/Buddhist understanding of the nature of reality.
See God as the incredible-shrinking man!!
As science grows and matures, religion and gods play smaller roles in people's lives.
God and the New Physics shows how the "God in the Gaps" argument can be utilised to prove God's possible existence.
The depiction of the recent finding in physics is breathtaking!