Where Did The
World Come From?
Hey, can you answer for me where the world came from? From your perspective, and I'll e-mail you back with a response, please -- I'm really curious, and searching for answers.
From: "Positive Atheism" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: hey, i got a quick question
Date: October 02, 2001 3:24 AM
It appears that a quantum fluctuation, resulting from zero impetus and requiring zero energy, escaped into a vacuum, resulting in a universe which supports stars. At least one star lived its life and burned out, leaving enough larger and more complex molecules to form the planet Earth. This planet formed because the dusty matter was denser in one part of the remnant of the exploded star than elsewhere, and gravity kept pulling more dusty matter until we got what we have: planet Earth, which is one of at least eight other planets orbiting the Sun, which also congealed from the remnants of this star plus other matter which is relatively common within the Universe.
This is, in any event, the current thinking from the science of physics, according to particle physicist Victor Stenger.
Note: We never did get that response.
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