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Cosmologist Larry Krauss explains a universe from nothing to an astrophysicist

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Readers will remember Larry Krauss, possible Dawkins’ replacement (much needed just now):

From Wintery Knight:

Lawrence Krauss is a Cosmologist at Arizona State University who describes himself as an “anti-theist”. His latest book “A Universe From Nothing” has received both acclaim and criticism for its attempt to answer the question “Why is there something rather than nothing?” Debating the issue with Krauss is Rodney Holder, Course director at the Faraday Institute, Cambridge. An astrophysicist and priest by background. In a lively exchange they debate whether Krauss’ “nothing” is “nothing”, fine tuning and multiverses, scientific knowledge, miracles and the usefulness of theology and philosophy.

This debate is quite entertaining, and do not be intimidated if your don’t understand science. You can understand pretty easily who is arguing based on facts and who is speculating about unobservable, untestable entities. More.

See also: Copernicus, you are not going to believe who is using your name. Or how.

and

The multiverse: Where everything turns out to be true, except philosophy and religion

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8 Replies to “Cosmologist Larry Krauss explains a universe from nothing to an astrophysicist

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    bornagain77 says:

    A Universe From Nothing, Therefore God Exists! InspiringPhilosophy – video
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ie9musGEqQ

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    jimmontg says:

    I find it remarkable the lengths people who do not want to be accountable to God will say and be foolish to the nth degree. I hear the charge that religion and God is blackmail, if we are not good and don’t believe then God will throw us in Hell. Never occurs to them that God would rather not have too and has made a Way for us, but their hearts are evil and they love their darkness. The longer I live and see the utter blindness of mankind the more I start to subscribe to Van Til’s presuppositionalism theology. This present election is a case in point with the utter corruption of our highest positions of power. Yet the media is hellbent on getting Clinton elected even though they are shooting themselves in the foot. She will do what she can to suppress free speech. It is just sad, prepare for persecution Church of Christ.

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    Every knee shall bow eventually…even Larry Krauss, a fool leading other fools.

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    OldArmy94 says:

    Boy, Larry Krauss is an angry bag of chemicals. WHY does Larry Krauss care so much that he goes to such extremes to tell us why he is right?

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    StephenB says:

    The incompetence of the Theist actually made me angry. Not a word about legitimate knowledge apart from science (he calls it belief). Not a word about the necessity of a first cause. Not a word about the impossibility of an infinite regress. Not a word about the Law of Identity. Not a word about the law of non-contradiction. No wonder Laurence Krauss gets away with his nonsense. The title of the show is apt–“unbelievable.” I wonder who thought up the idea of sending in a fideist to argue against an atheist. That’s like sending in a pacifist to do battle with a war monger. Surely, he is a BioLogos type Theist.

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    harry says:

    StephenB @5,

    Yes. It’s maddening.

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    tjguy says:

    The multiverse: Where everything turns out to be true, except philosophy and religion.

    Haha! So true!! That was a good one!

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    Axel says:

    “Has Physics Made Philosophy and Religion Obsolete?”
    Nuff said.
    Shame on you, jimmontg and StephenB, for not being too helpless with laughter to be disappointed.

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