At 02:30 PM 2/13/99 -0500, John K Clark wrote:
>J. Eric Mortensen <firstname.lastname@example.org> Wrote:
> >Will you not agree that some day we may discover that
> >1) the universe was created by some entity and that we in some way
might ask it
> >why it did so?
>God: I created the universe because reason X existed.
>Me: Why does reason X exist, and why do you exist ?
>God: I haven't the slightest idea.
> >2) if we discover that our universe was created by accident, that
that constitutes an
> >answer to the question of 'Why?'.
>If it was random then it has no cause and the question is not answered and
>never be answered. There is no answer.
IAN: Or, in other words, the answer is zero.