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by Peter_out
Sat Jun 16, 2018 6:10 am
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: Can you get nothing out of nothing?
Replies: 6
Views: 692

Re: Can you get nothing out of nothing?

Shouldn't the question be: "can you get more out of less"? When we are discussing the emergence of anything & considering its source or origin or quantity or qualities there is an obvious & undeniable requirement for its source to be greater than itself. Anything else is goobly gook! Though negative...
by Peter_out
Tue Jun 05, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: Is There Eternal Necessary Being Or Is The Cosmos Pure Chance?L
Replies: 17
Views: 2933

Re: Is There Eternal Necessary Being Or Is The Cosmos Pure Chance?L

Here are 3 quotes taken from Wikipedia "The stream of knowledge is heading towards a non-mechanical reality: the universe begins to look more like a great thought than a great machine. Mind no longer appears to be an accidental intruder into the realm of matter. . . we ought rather hail it as the cr...
by Peter_out
Mon Jun 04, 2018 5:48 am
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: Is There Eternal Necessary Being Or Is The Cosmos Pure Chance?L
Replies: 17
Views: 2933

Re: Is There Eternal Necessary Being Or Is The Cosmos Pure Chance?L

Yes Alex exactly re the center in your 2nd option: We are taught & led to believe that there is a center & that the circumference is or approaches everywhere (small amount of poetic license being used) when the opposite appears to be true: the center is everywhere & the circumference is nowhere! The...
by Peter_out
Sun Jun 03, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: Is There Eternal Necessary Being Or Is The Cosmos Pure Chance?L
Replies: 17
Views: 2933

Re: Is There Eternal Necessary Being Or Is The Cosmos Pure Chance?L

I have to smile when I see such discussions, not because I consider myself knowledgeable or in any way wise but because we have these conversations from the point of view of discreet beings of an individual nature. We see ourselves variously as a body or a being expressed as or through an individual...