Re: Science of the Gaps (Re: God acting in creation #4+++)

From: Walter Hicks (wallyshoes@mindspring.com)
Date: Mon Dec 24 2001 - 01:14:55 EST

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    george murphy wrote:

    > Walter Hicks wrote:
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    > >
    > > I've never heard a good rebuttal to Wigner's claim.
    >
    > I have a good deal of sympathy with Wigner's argument, though it
    > is certainly a minority one among physicists. It should be noted,
    > however, that there is nothing inherently "religious" about human
    > consciousness. This doesn't mean that the idea is of no significance
    > for theology, for it suggests a way in God, through the Incarnation, is
    > involved in the collapse of wave packets and thus with the realization
    > of one out of many quantum possibilities for the universe.

    My dissertation advisor hated Wigner's proposal -- but he could not cite
    any refutation of the physical logic. Do you know of any?

    I still know of no good rebuttal.

    Walt

    >
    >
    > Shalom,
    >
    > George
    >
    > George L. Murphy
    > http://web.raex.com/~gmurphy/
    > "The Science-Theology Interface"

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