Is the Weak Anthropic Principle Compatible With Divine Design?

By Rev Illuminatus Maximus / April 8, 2010 /

Found : Is the Weak Anthropic Principle Compatible With Divine Design? The fundamental assumption behind the Anthropic philosopher’s reasoning in this regard seems to be something along the lines of 8. If the Universe contains an exhaustively random and infinite number of universes, then anything that can occur with non-vanishing probability will occur somewhere. But…

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The Impertinent Anthropic Principle

By Rev Illuminatus Maximus / February 18, 2010 /

Found : The Impertinent Anthropic Principle Because this premise is less than certain, many of those who espouse the WAP advocate many universes, so that we just happen to be in the one that contains us. Nick Bostrom (2) points out that the Anthropic Principle may be considered presumptive evidence for many universes "in the…

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Mad Science of the Multiverse

By Rev Illuminatus Maximus / December 3, 2007 /

The”anthropic principle” is a hybrid idea – part scientific hypothesis and part philosophical argument – which seeks to account for our presence in a life-sustaining universe using inference and probability.

It asks the questions: why does our universe seem fine-tuned for human life? Did an Intelligent Designer plan this universe just for us, or is it simply one of many universes in a larger multiverse, the random byproduct of an endless process of creation with no beginning and no end?

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