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A NEW TWIST ON THE EXISTENCE OF GOD

Posted by Tim Bryce on July 15, 2016

BRYCE ON RELIGION

– A popular physicist poses an interesting theory to an old argument.

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Want to start an argument? Simply bring up the subject of either politics or religion. People tend to avoid both subjects as they do not want confrontation. Frankly, I do not believe we talk enough about either topic, particularly religion which explains why it is in decline, as well as our moral values.

While conservatives tend to embrace the concept of a Supreme Deity, Liberals tend to dismiss it out of hand as they claim there is no proof God exists. Interestingly, Michio Kaku, a popular theoretical physicist recently presented a new theory suggesting God indeed exists. Kaku is a respected scientist who is able to simplify complex arguments and present them in terms the public can understand. Not surprising, he is frequently interviewed on television to explain scientific phenomena. Interestingly, most people will remember him for his recent appearance in a TV commercial for TurboTax.

Kaku recently explained his theory in a report produced by the Geophilosophical Association of Anthropological and Cultural Studies. Setting aside the scientific jargon, Kaku summarized his position by saying, “I have concluded that we are in a world made by rules created by an intelligence. Believe me, everything that we call chance today won’t make sense anymore.”

“To me it is clear that we exist in a plan which is governed by rules that were created, shaped by a universal intelligence and not by chance.”

Bottom-line, Kaku is saying there are too many elements in the universe that can be logically explained. So much so, it is unlikely it could have been created by accident, but by some form of intelligence instead.

Those who believe in God always suspected as much, but to have an acclaimed physicist openly discuss this adds legitimacy to the argument of the existence of Deity. However, Kaku’s controversial comments are not without critics who argue his logic. Nonetheless, Kaku has managed to stir the pot in the scientific community and cause them to think.

As for me, I was recently in Western North Carolina spending time fishing with some friends. As we sat on the porch of our cabin watching the sun set, we marveled at the beauty of the mountains, the smell of the air, the animals in the area, and the picturesque canopy of stars overhead. It was simply perfect, or as Kaku would explain, too perfect to be an accident.

For a video of Kaku explaining his ideas, click HERE.

Also published with News Talk Florida.

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Tim Bryce is a writer and the Managing Director of M&JB Investment Company (M&JB) of Palm Harbor, Florida and has over 30 years of experience in the management consulting field. He can be reached at timb001@phmainstreet.com

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2 Responses to “A NEW TWIST ON THE EXISTENCE OF GOD”

  1. As a person whose primary academic background is in economics, I’ve always thought that the “rationality vs. chance” approach to arguing for the existence of God was a bit off the mark. That approach (and the rapidity with which many supposedly ‘educated’ people move to the ‘chance’ (a.k.a. ‘science’) conclusion almost invariable errs in the assumption that rationality is something which it most definitely is not. It is not simple! Rationality is as complex and as many-layered as the mind and experiences of a rational entity can make it, and, as a result, the conclusions (when viewed by one not privy to the thinking of another) can seem…well…irrational!

    While, on the one hand, this reality about rational thinking is the strongest defense for the free market and the expression of a universe of human priorities, Professor Kaku’s thinking seems to acknowledge that the same may be true in science: i.e. that the complexity of scientific reality may merely be mistaken for ‘chance,’ when, in reality, what we’re actually observing is the result of extremely complex rationality.

    How can this truly surprise us? Believers open-minded enough to stop short of believing that all the answers, in their endless detail, fit neatly in one, small Bible-shaped box have always felt that “All truth is God’s truth!”

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