Category Archives: Cosmology

The Big Bang… and the Big Con

Wouldn’t it be a big carnival sideshow joke if, since it all started with “The Big Bang”, that it all ended with “The Big Con”?  Phineas Taylor Barnum was attributed as saying (however unsupported) “There’s a sucker born every minute.”  … Continue reading

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The Implausibility of Climate Change

I’ve not studied this topic as a scientist would, so I rather doubt my opinion will carry much weight with many, but this business of climate change seems rather implausible to me. There are a number of issues that rarely … Continue reading

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Creationism, Materialism, Piety and Arrogance

In a previous post, I wrote a bit about my opinions on human arrogance (An Arrogant Bent).  I was generally referring to any person who feels a sense of superiority and self-importance over others, which many of us may have … Continue reading

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Religion, Faith and Intelligent Design

How do you define “religion”?  It appears that, in general, the world defines religion as believing in one or more superhuman beings generally referred to as gods.  I believe that religion is more an instruction set on what to believe … Continue reading

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Quotes Supporting a Creator

Galileo Galilei Astronomer, Mathematician, Philosopher Considered the “father of modern physics and observational astronomy” “I do not feel obliged to believe that same God who endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect had intended for us to forgo their use.” … Continue reading

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Not By Chance

If you emptied a bag of Scrabble tiles on a Scrabble playing board, would you expect the tiles to fall into place by themselves and form words that made sense, that were eligible according to the rules and that were … Continue reading

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An Arrogant Bent

As human beings, we all struggle with a variety of shortcomings.  One that seems fairly common is arrogance.  Many of us tend to have high opinions of ourselves. I am a Christian, and while this is counter to Christ’s example, … Continue reading

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How Do You Explain …

If you are someone who does not believe in God and that He is not the Creator of the universe, then you likely believe that all existence had a natural origin.  If so, here are just three things (on the … Continue reading

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Anything But God

Modern science generally agrees with the belief that the universe had a beginning. Edwin Hubble was the first to publish data on this which was widely critiqued and  overwhelmingly accepted. Except for a few skeptics, the “Big Bang” theory is … Continue reading

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Grasping At Straws

From my perspective, the more wild and contrived an explanation becomes, the more likely the person making the claim is willing to offer anything, regardless of how implausible it may be, in order to support their position. I have always … Continue reading

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Don’t Bother Doing The Math

What are the odds that you are here on Earth reading this because you were either : a) created with intent b) came into being by pure chance Thankfully, I’ve never been interested in wagering my hard earned money on … Continue reading

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Theory or Proof?

I’m a boolean kind of guy, I guess.  I like things to be clear cut with clear answers.  Black or white, on or off, one or zero.  No gray areas, no fuzz factors, no sliding scales. I guess that’s why … Continue reading

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