george murphy wrote:
> Given your reply to Dave, I'm not sure whether you're
> interested primarily in "fun" or apologetics. If the 1st then your
> idea is perhaps worthy of a 1/2 hour Twilight Zone episode. If the
> latter then I'd alter Dave's evaluation to "preposterouser and
> preposterouser." An alternate universe with rivers named Tigris &
> Euphrates & a land named Assyria?
Your theology is appreciated!
But: I figured that it's not worth wasting any more ASA time. I was,
however, quite serious about the possibility. If that is ridiculous,
then where do you place Hawkings (and others) notion of an infinite
number of spontaneous universes -- or the many universe interpretation
of quantum mechanics? (Do I correctly recall that you accept that QM
interpretation?) . I just don't think that God should have intellectual
limits placed on Him that physics will not place on itself. Moreover, I
think that it very unreasonable to assume (a-priori) that God is more
limited than mankind would be if "creating" AI for robots.
I was just arguing for the possibility -- physics not apologetics (for
which I have no qualifications).
Physics is fun if you don't take physicists too seriously ;-)
> It sounds as if you've watched the ending of "Planet of the Apes" too many times. (I hope at least it was
> the original one: Last summer's remake was wretched.)
I liked it, but I like almost all sci-fi.
Walt Hicks <firstname.lastname@example.org>
In any consistent theory, there must
exist true but not provable statements.
You can only find the truth with logic
If you have already found the truth
without it. (G.K. Chesterton)
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