Re: appearance of age and the goodness of God

From: George Murphy (
Date: Mon Mar 31 2003 - 12:25:43 EST

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    John Burgeson wrote:
    > >>So my 5 month old granddaughter is the same age that I am? Or am I just
    > >>not a
    > scientist? >>
    > Defending Moorad (!) I think he was just saying that the material that makes
    > up everything, including him, you, me and your 5 month old granddaughter
    > (congratulations, by the way) is all derived from the universe's beginning,
    > and is therefore of equal age.
    > I have no idea why that is important to him, and since matter can be both
    > created and destroyed, a good case can be made that it is not correct, but
    > that's what I see he had in mind.

            OK, but this leads to rather odd ways of speaking. If someone asks how old I am
    & I answer "Oh, about 14 billion years," I'll probably get some strange looks.


    > Burgy
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    George L. Murphy

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