I wanted to put this question out there to see how strongly everyone feels on this subject. Being that most of us trust in scientific fact and reasoning, I was wondering if everyone is absolutely, undeniably, 100% sure that a god doesn't exist.  I personally take into account that there is no proof of any cosmic creator so therefore I am about 99.9999% sure that there is no god. However we all agree that science is an ever evolving field and I don't think that there will ever be any proof to support the existence of a supreme being, but I can't be 100% sure until there is concrete proof against one. I would like to know what all of your thoughts on this.  

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All the rules of physics change in a black hole.
Some of the great thinker are beginning to think the Big Band just keeps on repeating itself and there was never a time when there was no time. Sting theory is also falling on hard times. Now it is membranes but they refer to it as brains.
It's "brane" - contraction of "membrane." M(embrane)-theory is an extension of string theory. It is a cyclic model, but only in the sense that different universes can be spawned cyclically by brane collisions.

The problem with the Big Crunch theory - by the way, it's not really a recent theory, it dates back to the 1930s - is that the current expansion flies right into the face of it. Not knowing exactly what is currently driving said expansion it might very well be that one day it'll reverse and lead to a crunch, but until then it's just speculation. Regardless, a Big Bang-Big Crunch cycle still involves a singularity phase, during which time does break down.
like the smaller molecules that we study in are universe, are universe mite be the molecules that are in a bigger universe as molecules....this mite be a good theory to think about,..it a whole lot better than a g&d made one...its all just matter, electricity, and gravity....that's evolving & recycling........100% positive no g0d..................joe
I wouldn't hold my breath waiting for that one to find any validation :P
yes you are right, but its better that a the man made g$d.............joe
Ya, I'd like to think a quantum state of universes exist. Each one that could exist then does and it follows those rules, others could just annihilate themselves.

I have no reason to think I'm right but it is fun to imagine how the universe would have formed differently if say gravity was slightly stronger/weaker or the speed of light was faster/slower.
I almost with there was a god so I could tell him to GO FUCK YOURSELF.
You let joeseph off with that Men In Black reference? Your seriously slacking.
Fred, Maybe John is just 'string'ing you along ;)
But scientists also know they know more than nothing. The sun is primarily composed of hydrogen. Steel is a combination of iron and carbon. We know this to 100% certainty. No future tweak to a theory is going to change that. It's a fundamental mistake to assert that we only know these things to 99.9999999...% certainty, that there is some actual possibility that "we could be wrong".

As for changing theories, Einstein's relativity didn't invalidate Newton's Laws of Motion. Relativity just refined and extended what we already knew. Newtonian physics still works just great to get us to the moon and back. Scientific knowledge is eternally provisional in the sense that it is subject to further refinement in the light of new evidence and measurements. But it's been a long time since Copernicus and Darwin overturned reality with radically new theories. And note that the "knowledge" they overturned was hardly scientific, being no more than religious guesswork.

Which brings us back to the topic at hand. The concept of god is also no more than religious guesswork, and being the product of pure imagination, has no positive probability of being factual. It's an idea proposed a long time ago, which has garnered precisely zero observational support in thousands of years, despite our increasing ability to peer into the nooks and crannies of the universe. I am 100% certain that this fictional being does not exist, because imagining something doesn't increase the odds of its existence.
200% sure! how's that?




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