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by Matt DeLockery
Tue Sep 28, 2010 8:03 am
Forum: God and Science
Topic: Natural Evil Article
Replies: 13
Views: 1868

Re: Natural Evil Article

I'm not sure the best way to answer the question of natural evil is to say that it does do a lot of good, but rather that it could be used for good. The point is to show that there is no inconsistency between the existence of both God and evil. Also, there could have been a world in which there was ...
by Matt DeLockery
Tue Sep 28, 2010 7:59 am
Forum: God and Science
Topic: Cloning and souls
Replies: 7
Views: 1143

Re: Cloning and souls

Something for us to keep in mind is that there is actually a lot of data (outside the Bible) relevant to this topic that we Christians can use to help evaluate our position. The philosophical word for "soul" is "mind," and there has been a lot of work done on the question of whether humans have a mi...
by Matt DeLockery
Tue Sep 21, 2010 10:31 am
Forum: God and Science
Topic: Hawking - God did not create the universe
Replies: 74
Views: 12634

Re: Hawking - God did not create the universe

Nobody, not even a physicist such as Stephen Hawking knows what gravity is or isn't. We can observe the effect of gravity and apply mathematical equations (ie: newtoniam mechanics, force = mass * acceleration), but we don't know the cause of gravity. If one does not know the cause, we do not know i...
by Matt DeLockery
Mon Sep 20, 2010 12:02 pm
Forum: God and Science
Topic: Stephen Hawking's determinism of the universe...
Replies: 7
Views: 2033

Re: Stephen Hawking's determinism of the universe...

One of the things I loved about what Hawking said in his book was that gravity spontaneously brought the universe and all of spacetime into being. However, just a few chapters earlier, he said that according to general relativity, gravity was warped spacetime. So warped spacetime brought spacetime i...