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    “The more we learn about the workings of the universe, the more purposeless it seems.” It’s uncertain just whom exactly theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss is referring to when he says “we”—certainly not the great minds of science quoted here.

    “Another source of conviction in the existence of God, connected with the reason and not with the feelings, impresses me as having much more weight. This follows from the extreme difficulty or rather impossibility of conceiving this immense and wonderful universe, including man with his capacity of looking far backwards and far into futurity, as the result of blind chance or necessity. nike air max 1 When thus reflecting I feel compelled to look to a First Cause having an intelligent mind in some degree analogous to that of man; and I deserve to be called a Theist.” —Charles Darwin “I’m not an atheist, and I don’t think I can call myself a pantheist. We are in the position of a little child entering a huge library filled with books in many languages. The child knows someone must have written those books. Washington Huskies New Balance 997.5 hombre Nike Air Max Baratas It does not know how. Boutique Nike It does not understand the languages in which they are written. Air Jordan Retro 6 The child dimly suspects a mysterious order in the books but doesn’t know what it is. UCF Knights That, it seems to me, is the attitude of even the most intelligent human being toward God.”—Albert Einstein “Those laws are within the grasp of the human mind. God wanted us to recognize them by creating us after his own image so that we could share in his own thoughts . Adidas Superstar Dames Scarpe Nike Store . nike tn pas cher asics flamingo sklep . and if piety allows us to say so, our understanding is in this respect of the same kind as the divine, at least as far as we are able to grasp something of it in our mortal life.”—Johannes Kepler “There is for me powerful evidence that there is something going on behind it all. oakley femme pas cher .

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    Nike Air Max 2016 Heren wit It seems as though somebody has fine tuned nature’s numbers to make the Universe. adidas stan smith hombre . Air Max Goedkoop . . Derrick Henry Jerseys The impression of design is overwhelming.”—Paul Davies “I believe that a full understanding of this remarkable human capacity for scientific discovery ultimately requires the insight that our power in this respect is the gift of the universe’s Creator who, in that ancient and powerful phrase, has made humanity in the image of God (Genesis I:26–27).

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  • Through the exercise of this gift, those working in fundamental physics are able to discern a world of deep and beautiful order–a universe shot thorough with signs of mind. nike air max 2017 dames wit I believe that it is indeed the Mind of that world’s Creator that is perceived in this way. Air Max Pas Cher Russell Wilson – Wisconsin Badgers Science is possible because the universe is a divine creation.”—John Polkinghorne “To know the mighty works of God, to comprehend His wisdom and majesty and power; to appreciate, in degree, the wonderful workings of His laws, surely all this must be a pleasing and acceptable mode of worship to the Most High, to whom ignorance cannot be more grateful than knowledge.”—Nicolaus Copernicus “The more I study nature, the more I stand amazed at the work of the Creator. Science brings men nearer to God.”—Louis Pasteur “A common sense interpretation of the facts suggests that a superintellect has monkeyed with physics, as well as with chemistry and biology, and that there are no blind forces worth speaking about in nature. Nike Air Max 2015 m?skie The numbers one calculates from the facts seem to me so overwhelming as to put this conclusion almost beyond question.”—Fred Hoyle “There can never be any real opposition between religion and science; for the one is the complement of the other. Tennessee Volunteers Every serious and reflective person realizes, I think, that the religious element in his nature must be recognized and cultivated if all the powers of the human soul are to act together in perfect balance and harmony.

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