Sanchez on Why There is Something Instead of Nothing [EvolutionBlog]

Jul 14, 2010 Full story: ScienceBlogs

Profile Jason Rosenhouse received his PhD in mathematics from Dartmouth College in 2000.

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Ottawa, Canada

#1 Jul 16, 2010
if there was nothing, then we wouldn't be around to ask this question

Since: Feb 08

Tampa, FL

#2 Jul 16, 2010
nina wrote:
if there was nothing, then we wouldn't be around to ask this question
In fact, the concept of "is" requires that something exist. So it doesn't make any sense to refer to "there is nothing".

Houston, TX

#3 Jul 17, 2010
Theists display a credulous and childlike faith, worship a certainty as yet unsupported by evidence--the certainty that the exists a reason why the universe came into existence that is knowable, comprehensible, or even meaningful to a human being, and that in the absence of any evidence for such a reason, they are free to simply make one up and have it then actually be true.

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