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Comment 6 by Quine

Oh dear :) That was some time ago, wasn't it?

I'm now entirely with you. The idea of fine tuning doesn't make sense in any way. It's quite reasonable to ask questions about how the physical constants got to have the values they do, but to ponder on why they aren't other values is strange. The existence of Steve Zara was the outcome of some very unlikely events if we considered all the sperm in all my male ancestors that did not succeed but could have. That should not lead me to think that my existence was so important that God must have guided each sperm.

Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:35:53 UTC | #844196