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Comment 4 by AtheistEgbert

In one sense, we are seeing design and purpose, because we are stuck inside our own experiencing heads

Those heads are part of the universe and a natural consequence of natural laws. If we've evolved to have illusions, then those illusions too are the end result of natural processes. To me that's the enigma in all this. Our thoughts about the universe are part of the universe....which leaves one with the bizzare conclusion that it's perfectly natural for parts of the universe to evolve to have illusory thoughts about the universe. I find that more than a little strange.

Mon, 02 Apr 2012 08:02:56 UTC | #931831