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← Science can't explain the big bang - there is still scope for a creator

Mat's Avatar Jump to comment 6 by Mat

If you don't know something - i.e. what was going on before the big bang - the scientifically honest (actually, just the plain-old-honest) thing to say is "We don't know."

Saying "Well, it could have been God" is simply irrelevant - why not the Hamster, then? All we can really say is "dunno, sorry." Maybe we'll never know - maybe there never will be proof. But there has to be proof of some kind before we can say "well, this looks like a feasible explanation."

I'd be prepared to bet my (vanishing) pension that The God Hypothesis will not get the proof.

Wed, 07 Jan 2009 10:16:00 UTC | #299545