Category Archives: Ponderings

Random stuff I’m currently ruminating about

The Ark: A problem With Logistics

How did Noah stuff at least 4 million creatures into the ark? By the most conservative estimates, there are at least 2 million different species. The dimensions of the ark given in the Bible (converted from cubits) were 450′ x … Continue reading

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How Can a Soul Think Without a Brain?

Consider that the more damaged or diseased our brains become, the less we can think, remember or perceive. What then happens when our brains are completely dead? Do we quit thinking altogether? What are the implications for the afterlife? Do … Continue reading

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Is God Supernatural?

If God is supernatural, wouldn’t scientific proof of God’s existence also prove that He doesn’t exist? Consider that anything which can be proven scientifically is automatically relegated to to the realm of natural phenomenon. Is a god which is not … Continue reading

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Does Perfect Order Exist?

It is true that randomness exists at a quantum level. But as all things in the universe react to one another doesn’t this make all things random to some degree? To say that “perfect” or “absolute” order exists in any … Continue reading

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Back to the Future

Suppose you could go back in time to relive last week. Winning the lottery would be a cinch, right? Wrong. Even if you memorized the winning numbers from last week’s lottery, chances are, they would be different this time around. … Continue reading

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Granular Spacetime Means Limited Possibilities

The universe is not homogenous. It is “grainy”. In other words, there is a maximum number of divisions that one can make on an imaginary clock or an imaginary ruler. The smallest possible unit of time is about about 10 to the minus 43 … Continue reading

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Does Everyone Really Want To Go To Heaven?

There’s a popular country song that goes, “Everybody wants to go to Heaven but nobody wants to go now.” It got me thinking about Heaven again. If a person really believed in Heaven and that it was an infinitely better … Continue reading

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In the End, Does Everyone Get What They Deserve?

Although this seems to be the general consensus among religious or spiritual people, I do not believe this notion is correct. At least, I hope it is not. When I think really think about it, who ultimately deserves Heaven? In … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!

Some people are offended by this statement. For the life of me, I can’t figure out why. Would Jesus, a Jew who undoubtedly commemorated Hanukkah, be offended if you told Him “happy holidays” rather than “happy birthday”? Certainly not – … Continue reading

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Seeking Happiness Through Christianity

Though some televangelists may try to convince you otherwise, Jesus never promised happiness in this life. If so, early Christians martyrs would have certainly been disillusioned as lions gnawed off their limbs. Even Jesus himself was not always the picture … Continue reading

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