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God – The greatest scientist of all time?

11 Jan

Science and religion seem to be two opposing subjects. Science is based on verifiable facts and figures while religion is mostly based on tales, allegories and transcriptions.

The pope (Benedict the XVI) says that God is also a scientist. He was behind the big bang. Scientist might be shocked to read such a statement  coming from the church. For decades the church was incompatible with science and now the pope himself announces something like that?! “The universe is not the result of chance, as some would want to make us believe, contemplating it (the universe) we are invited to read something profound into it: the wisdom of the creator, the inexhaustible creativity of God.”

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Is this natural?

16 Dec

Is Death Natural?

Transhumanist, claim that mortality and religion is a model which was created by humans. They do not agree on the fact, that life is limited and immortality is just an illusion. Nor do they agree that, an extended life can only be attained in heaven or after death, in fact, for them death is old fashioned or even primitive and needs abolishment.

As transhumanists are questioning the future of human, at least the direction in which human being will develop and evolution will proceed, it brings to light moral, religious and philosophical belief systems and for a great part ethical concerns regarding tampering with nature, human nature and what is considered (at least in the Western World understanding) as natural.

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