QUOTE(DaRooster @ Jan 23 2007, 02:59 PM)
So back to the original question "why is there something instead of nothing.
I think Gods only purpose is to create. The only way to create is to create something..instead of nothing.
But that doesn't satisfy the problem of how can there be a God if, before he/she created the relative /Metaphysical plane, there was nothing. At lest nothing physical. And who/what created God. I think in order for God to be a God of creation God had to come from creation, a product of creation.
Just to clarify myself: I feel evolution is part of any creation.
That's the point.
You HAVE to have a means by which nothing can become something. And the only logical way out is to presuppose -and it is consistent with some acceptible physics interpretations- that as 'something' emerges, the possible range of possibilities goes down and not up, and therefore, before something, there is, eventually, an infinitely probable chance of 'something' emerging.
The logic is elegant, simple, and I think quite effective in a very general way.
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