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Rational/Randomized Question About Creating of Universe

  1. Jul 25, 2011 #1
    A study conducted by the reaserchers at Weizmann Institute of Science in February 26 1998, reported that when a "Quantum Observer" begins to "watch" a particle it starts to behave more like wave the closer it is observered. Its fair to say from this that simply observing reality can alter reality. Then is reality fragile or is the observer that powerful? If a normal human can alter reality by simply observing, this suggest that reality is fragile. However, if a normal human can alter reality whats to stop a higher being from creating reality in the first place? Its been said that a higher being is simply irrational, but is randomized gravity rational at all?

    Gravity can in fact be measured in a numerical number, since gravity doesnt show signs of terminal value than could it be said that gravity alone is infinite? There are some 20+ laws needed for a "Big Bang" to happen, since the odd of gravity being fine tuned to exactlly were it is now is a 1/∞ chance since it can be measured in any numberical value. Now is a 1/infinite chance rational? Not only is Gravity immpossible to randomize the other 20+ laws cant be randomized and insync to the values they are. The chance of
    this would be smaller than flipping a coin a million times and landing all heads. Theoretical probability says it could happen, but rationally speaking, experimentally it would never happen. Simply it could but it wont. The only rational way to suggest a coin could land heads a million times in a row, is if an outside force acted upon it, a
    loaded coin to land heads everytime could infact land a millions times in a row. The only rational way to be the 1 in an infinite chance would be to "loaded" the odds. For that to happen there has to be an outside force. So for the universe to emerge how it did, there must have been a higher being to "load" those 1 in a million odds. Is it more rational to flip a coin a million times and get heads everytime, or is it to be a 1
    and infite chance?

    So if an observer could alter or potentially create the reality in which we live in, whats to stop it from also "loading" our odds to exist.

    Am i missing something or have false information?
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  3. Jul 25, 2011 #2
    Our world is so complex and since the birth of humanity we have tried to simplify it. The problem with saying that a being created the universe is that it only poses the question 'well what created that being?'. I think that the universe is much more rational than any superbeing because for something to create a universe this complex the being I think would have to be even more complex. And yes, our universe is irrational (ie life), but I think a sentient being without a domain to 'live' in who has the power to create a universe is much more irrational. It's an idea that was posed by the earliest homo sapiens, and although still lingers in current society, is in my opinion dying out.
  4. Jul 25, 2011 #3
    Your comment seems entirely opinion based with no scientific backing at all. Regardless, whether its rational or not is entirely up to the person. The last statement you made is in all reality the exact opposite, more scientist or leaning towards the "Intelligent Designer" theory, simply due to the complexity of life and the universe.
  5. Jul 25, 2011 #4
    I suggest a paper by theist philosophers McGrew, McGrew, and Vestrup.
    "Probabilities and the Fine‐Tuning Argument: a Sceptical View"

    Being theists, they would really like for this argument not to fail. But they argue that it does, because the so-called "probabilities" are non-normalizable, and hence not really probabilities at all.

    By the way, if you continue posting in this thread, I'd appreciate some proofreading and editing before you post. Sentences like
    are nearly incomprehensible, for instance. Another example:
    rather than "more scientists are leaning," takes the reader too long to decipher.
  6. Jul 25, 2011 #5
    Thanks for the reply! It was an interesting read.

    I was never intending to argue over the issue, I'm just a 16 year old with science on his mind and too much time. I am well aware I'm not too qualified to debate i was simply asking for another point of view, which you have provided, thank you and regarding the poor grammar, sorry careless mistakes with English have always been my Achilles heel. I'll be more careful next time.
  7. Jul 25, 2011 #6
    Of course my comment has no scientific backing. You are asking about the possibility of an itelligent designer. It would be ludicrous to even consider that current scientific method could be applied to such a philisophical question. And I don't know who you've been talking to, but it sounds like you've been mistaking new-age, philosophical hippies for scientists. Intelligent Design is not a mainstream belief among the scientific community.
  8. Jul 25, 2011 #7
    Never said it was mainstream, just more are leaning. Of coarse like I said I'm just a teenager who started thinking, I'm probably wrong for the most part but thanks for helping figure out the key flaws.
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