2009-01-07 12:53:35 UTC
It's... What started it all?
The big bang? Yes, I understand the big bang. (as well as possible)
My question is what started everything? What caused the big bang?
Are we just a firecracker that went off in the night?
My atheistic friends invariably answer 1or 2 ways. The ever popular
"the big bang WAS the beginning, and we can't know anything before
This leaves the curious part of my mind cold... What? We aren't even
to ask this question? If it's the 'clowniverse', where it's a big
bang followed trillions
of years later by a big crunch, then what started THAT? If it's the
and infinite number of universes..... What started THAT?
I've read many, many books on the subject. They have no answer for me
The best answer I've gotten has been (paraphrased), (quantum tunneling
a scalar field caused the big bang". Well, that doesn't get my dick
Now, I still don't believe in god. The reason? Because the 'god
squad' knows nothing
either. They take the easy way out and just chalk it all up to
'god'. That's no better, and
no worse that the 'flying spaggetti monster' answer.
Until things are made more clear to me, I just say that I ain't got a