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David__77 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-23-07 12:08 PM
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42. Such theories taken too far reek of hubris.
The universe is limitless. The scope of our perception is indeed quite limited. There may have been millions of big bangs. Furthermore, a "void" than contains energy is not a void at all. There never was a beginning temporally to the universe, nor will there be an end. Matter simply changes form, limitlessly, forever.
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  - That is just like way too deep for me. I can understand that  rzemanfl   Nov-23-07 06:54 AM   #1 
  - It is the duty of every young wizard to fight entropy.  Mythsaje   Nov-23-07 07:07 AM   #2 
  - And what are the corrupt republicon homelander cronies doing about this?  SpiralHawk   Nov-23-07 07:19 AM   #3 
  - "Entropy is a galactic problem."  stellanoir   Nov-23-07 07:33 AM   #6 
     - And Dr Who knows.  ananda   Nov-23-07 08:43 AM   #19 
  - Is there anything that humans can't fuck up?  DeSwiss   Nov-23-07 07:27 AM   #4 
  - the universe and Walter Russell  jeanruss   Nov-23-07 10:41 AM   #33 
     - First off,  Delphinus   Nov-23-07 11:01 AM   #36 
     - "gave us the formulas to use Hydrogen as a cheap, clean, and plentiful source of energy"  Boojatta   Nov-23-07 05:28 PM   #53 
     - Sounds like such a genius,  Q3JR4   Nov-24-07 02:29 AM   #59 
        - Walter Russell  jeanruss   Nov-24-07 10:05 AM   #61 
  - Someone is having a very tired joke at someone else's expense.  EST   Nov-23-07 07:32 AM   #5 
  - There are so many interpretations of QMECH  Teaser   Nov-23-07 07:48 AM   #8 
     - Back about fifty years ago,  EST   Nov-23-07 08:41 AM   #18 
        - There's gotta be a song in there somewhere  TrogL   Nov-23-07 10:09 AM   #28 
        - Send it to They Might Be Giants.  tridim   Nov-23-07 02:44 PM   #50 
        - Way cool!  EST   Nov-23-07 09:38 PM   #55 
        - Have you read the Plago paper?  Teaser   Nov-23-07 12:25 PM   #43 
           - No, I don't think I have.  EST   Nov-23-07 09:33 PM   #54 
  - They haven't figured out how to blame Bill Clinton specifically?  Orsino   Nov-23-07 07:37 AM   #7 
  - This would  Amused Musings   Nov-23-07 08:00 AM   #9 
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  - OH MY GOODNESS!!!  DetlefK   Nov-23-07 08:12 AM   #11 
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  - Oh hell, now I can't go and look at the night sky.  sarge43   Nov-23-07 08:40 AM   #17 
  - Thanks for the info.  EST   Nov-23-07 09:08 AM   #22 
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  - Such theories taken too far reek of hubris.  David__77   Nov-23-07 12:08 PM   #42 
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  - Bilge Water.  MilesColtrane   Nov-23-07 01:16 PM   #45 
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  - Cool stuff on Dark Matter and Dark Energy  IanDB1   Nov-23-07 01:29 PM   #47 
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  - Quantum Theory says that  Q3JR4   Nov-24-07 02:08 AM   #57 
  - I half expected this to be an Onion article  Endangered Specie   Nov-24-07 02:12 AM   #58 
  - We see this effect in the shrinking democracy in the U.S., as Bushites, Corporatists  Peace Patriot   Nov-24-07 02:18 PM   #62 

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