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Anonymous asked in Society & CultureReligion & Spirituality · 2 weeks ago

Atheists, does it really make sense to you that the Big Bang would just create itself out of thin air without any Creator?

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  • Anonymous
    1 week ago

    No. But as that is not what the Big Bang states then your straw man is irrelevant.

    How is it that it is OK for your god of the gaps to magically spring out of nothing, but a singularity expanding needs a reason to exist?

  • Anonymous
    1 week ago

    What thin air? When the Big Bang started, there was no air, thin or otherwise.

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  • 1 week ago

    Those who don't believe any creator to be 'necessary' for the origination of our universe are not foolish enough to say it just came out of nowhere, or nothing. Do credit cosmologists (not all of whom are atheists) with some intelligence. But what they do to account for the Big Bang shows phenomenal imagination! There are many theories that they hope will get over this huge problem of how an immensely compacted bit of matter suddenly expanded with such phenomenal force that it resulted in our entire universe. One theory about what happened prior to the Big Bang is the Phoenix Model. There's also String theory, and Super String theory. Then there's 3-dimensional membranes (Brane theory) supposed to create new universes when they bump together, somewhere beyond our known universe - this is also connected to the Phoenix model. 

     

    Interestingly, the latest discoveries of gravitational waves would prove the Phoenix model wrong. This is stated in the book below (page 163). 

     

    Another idea is that our universe is a computer simulation - a fake, in other words. The author of the book below thinks our universe is an artificial construct, manufactured deliberately by intelligent beings in another universe. He supposes that our universe may have been born from the collapse of a black hole towards a singularity in another part of the Cosmic Landscape. The problem with Multiverse theories is that they offer an infinite choice of possible worlds, limited only by our imaginations. They can no more be proved than disproved.

     

    So while the Big Bang theory remains the strongest contender yet for explaining in terms of physics the amazing way our universe suddenly started to appear, I bear in mind that that could fit in neatly with the biblical statement that God created the universe at His command, so that what is seen was not made out of what was visible - everyone must agree that that intensely condensed atom would not have been visible to any human eyes, had humans, with vision, been around at the time! (Hebrews 11:3)   

    Source(s): In Search of the Multiverse by John Gribbin (Allen Lane – Penguin
  • 1 week ago

    Does it make any sense that if there were creator, he would fail to show up and solve the supposed religious puzzle between warring factions? The many Gods today have people fighting and always have, it's stupid, and has a historically stupid background. The big bang is bombs , and military in God's name.

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  • 2 weeks ago

    "Out of thin air?"  The first air didn't appear for about 200 million years after the big bang.  Do you ask your questions out of thin air?  So it seems.

  • 2 weeks ago

    what does cosmology have to do with not believing in an invisible and supernatural sky daddy?

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  • 2 weeks ago

    Sure does.  That makes way more sense than magic or a deity.  By definition magic, the supernatural and deities cannot exist.  So, yes, it was a very long, very slow natural process.  No magic or woo woo was involved or needed.

  • Paul
    Lv 7
    2 weeks ago

    Not possible scientifically. In science, every natural event requires a pre-existing cause. When an event occurs, scientists ask "What caused this to happen?", not "Did something cause this to happen?". Something must have caused the Big Band that brought the universe into existence. That cause could not have been a natural entity, since the universe is the sum total of all natural entities, and it didn't yet exist.

  • 2 weeks ago

    Ah, glad you’ve been studying up on the subject.  What are your  thoughts on the Lamba CDM model. 

     I don’t see any conflict with predicted eternal inflation.  Do you?

    Update. 

     Where did all the matter come from?

      Virtual particle pairs.  We know they exist bc we measured the predicted drop in energy of the electron.  So, in every centimeter of space, down at the quantum level, virtual particle pairs pop into existence, separate for about a plank time, reunite and annihilate.

    Just prior to the Big Bang space was inflating so rapidly the virtual pairs didn’t get back together, they didn’t annihilate.  This where all the matter came from.

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  • Duck
    Lv 7
    2 weeks ago

    You're intermingling cosmology and lack of belief in deities.

    However, yes, the universe came into being when a point particle rapidly expanded.

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