Divine in the Details

What You Get May Be What You See

How you see the world depends on how you look at it. And what you think of the world depends on what you think you see when you look at it. Consider, for example, what a materialist sees when he looks at the bald fact of the universe: he sees something that just is and was not created (i.e., by a Creator), something that just came into being either out of nothing and nowhere or out of an infinitely regressing "multiverse" (see "Nothing to Go On").

Another materialist looking at the cosmos in more detail sees only atoms and particles, bits of matter in motion: 98 percent hydrogen and helium atoms (see "Lost & Found"), plus some heavier elements, randomly coalescing into stars, planets, and...

 

is the executive editor of Salvo and Touchstone magazines.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #48, Spring 2019 Copyright © 2020 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo48/divine-in-the-details

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