God is not yet dead
Centuries of human thought have pored over why is there evil when there’s also god. Why does god kill innocent children in an atrocious crime that they haven’t had the slightest idea about? Above all, why does god scare us with his wrath?
Greeks weren’t the first ones who delved into this divine aberration; but they did have some interesting answers.
Epicurus (341 BC – 271 BC) is known for this argument:
1. Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent.
2. Is he able, but not willing? Then he is malevolent.
3. Is he both able and willing? Then whence cometh evil?
4. Is he neither able nor willing? Then why call him God?
There are two bases for this argument: god’s will and ability. God may or may not will; and is able or not able. These combinations question a quality or consequence.
Considering this, my belief in god is bordering on disbelief.
Giving our solar system a "slap in the face."
- A stream of galactic debris is hurtling at us, pulling dark matter along with it
- It's traveling so quickly it's been described as a hurricane of dark matter
- Scientists are excited to set their particle detectors at the onslffaught
Two massive clouds of dust in orbit around the Earth have been discussed for years and finally proven to exist.
- Hungarian astronomers have proven the existence of two "pseudo-satellites" in orbit around the earth.
- These dust clouds were first discovered in the sixties, but are so difficult to spot that scientists have debated their existence since then.
- The findings may be used to decide where to put satellites in the future and will have to be considered when interplanetary space missions are undertaken.
Once again, our circadian rhythm points the way.
- Seven individuals were locked inside a windowless, internetless room for 37 days.
- While at rest, they burned 130 more calories at 5 p.m. than at 5 a.m.
- Morning time again shown not to be the best time to eat.
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