Monthly Archive: December 2008

Dec 02 2008

Atheist Meaning in a Small, Brief Life, Or, On Not Being a Size Queen

If there’s no God and no universal consciousness, and human existence is an infinitesimally brief, infinitesimally tiny eyeblink in the vastness of space and time… then what the heck is the point? After I put up yesterday’s post (How Perfect Is the Universe, Anyway?), I realized that I left it on a bit of a …

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Dec 01 2008

How Perfect Is the Universe, Anyway?

Before I start: A quick apology for the unscheduled blog break over Thanksgiving. I kept thinking I’d have time to blog over the holiday, and it kept not happening. My bad. So how perfect is the universe, anyway? There’s an argument I’ve been seeing a lot lately in support of religious belief. It’s sort of …

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