"Mr. Marc. I don't think you've ever been robbed or held at gun point by someone who has the law completely out of their mind. It was at that moment that I promised myself to be protected from the crazy people out in the world. If one is…"
"I often wonder why people feel that they absolutely have to know the answer to this question when it may well be that we will never be able to know it, if indeed, there even is an answer. And let's suppose, just for the sake fo argument, that…"
"I dunno about your time line, man. Given the exponential rate of knowledge growth, when not held back by a fundamentalist religion ... 500 years is a damned long time to say we'll learn almost nothing.
I'd also disagree that…"
"First, this is a fun topic as everyone adds their own ingredient(s) to the soup and you end up with a lot of things to think about.
But, humans are very arrogant, in my opinion, to believe we will ever have the definate answer to this question.
And additionally, the reasoning that basically states "I don't understand how that works, so it must be magical" is also flawed. It is quite a jump to a conclusion to state that complete ignorance ("I…"
"Here's one issue I can see with your statement about fusion creating the heaviest possible elements. There are Neutron stars. They're less dense than black holes and more dense than atomic matter.
What happens is that a star…"
"<i>Physics has to have always existed.</i>
Not necessarily. The rules that allow this universe may very well be able to arise from nothing, or they could have existed forever. As far as I know, there isn't enough…"