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Teilhard In His Understanding Of The Universe
2,822 words"Before the world was made, he chose us, chose us in Christ, to be holy and spotless, and to live through love in his presence, determining that we should become his adopted sons, through Jesus Christ". (Eph. I, 4-5). These powerful words of St. Paul in his first letter to the Ephesians, I think, best characterize the spirit of Teilhard the Chardin, his idea of man and man's place in the universe, and of the common goals of humanity. Just imagine somebody Somebody, whose whole life was a continu...
Entertainment Of God
380 wordsWhy Does the Universe Exist Consider that the universe is some sort of toy or form of entertainment for some prime mover, his point, his own entertainment, would be then why the universe exists. The Bible claims that the Christian deity created the universe and placed humans in it that they might be in awe of his power. If this is so, why is worship the correct response The meaning of the universe as created by God is the entertainment of God, but what is the meaning of the larger system contain...
Ancient Hindus Sacrifice To The Gods
634 wordsThe god Agni was important in the context of the Vedas because Agni was the ancient god of fire. Agni the chief best ower of blessing was called upon to take the ancient Hindus sacrifice to the gods and make the gods present at sacrifice. Vedas scriptures were used for sacrifice during ancient times and the most important aspect of the sacrifice was fire. Ancient Hindus were fascinated by fire and much focused on gods for power. They used the combinations of holy words and sacrifice to obtain ma...
Earth And The Rest Of The Universe
526 wordsCreationism Genesis 1: 1"In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth". This quote, taken from the Hebrew Bible describes the belief that religious Jews and Christians follow. These two religions think that man, the earth, and the rest of the universe were originally created instead of the theory of evolution. This view on the origin of the earth is unique, because it was the first religion to practice monotheism (belief in one God), and that God alone created the universe. Contrary to...
Carter's Anthropic Principle
558 wordsThe Anthropic Principle In the early 1970's, Brandon Carter stated what he called 'the anthropic principle': that what we can expect to observe 'must be restricted by the conditions necessary for our presence as observers' (Leslie ed. 1990). Carter's word 'anthropic' was intended as applying to intelligent beings in general. The 'weak' version of his principle covered the spatiotemporal districts in which observers found themselves, while its 'strong' version covered their universes, but the dis...
Different Laws Of Logic By Convention
312 wordsArgument About The Exist of God The following paper will provide a sound argument in favor of the existence of God. By demonstrating that an Atheist world cannot account for the preconditions of the laws of logic an Atheist cannot even account for a rational debate concerning the existence of God. "The impossibility of the contrary", the best and only proof that truth of the existence of God is his revelation of himself to us that makes it possible for us to use logic. This could be translated, ...
Flood Stories Of Gilgamesh And Genesis
1,175 words. I have spent the first half of this semester studying the historical fiction of ancient cultures, more specifically, the book Genesis, the epic of Gilgamesh, and the Enuma Elish creation story. It was interesting to discover the uniqueness and at the same time, the similarities of the stories. Many of the details in the stories were similar, yet some aspects were different. For the purpose of this paper it is important to note the significance of what changes the author (s) of Genesis made and...
918 wordsThis Argument Of Design Design This is the argument that the universe exhibits evidence of design because it contains order, complexity and life. The person using this argument simply assumes that without a creator, the universe could not contain order, complexity and life. Why? Since the universe is all that we know of, the entirety of our experience, we have no way of understanding how a "designed' universe would compare to an "undesigned' universe. However, we do understand how natural physic...
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