Re: Big Bang is Bunk

From: Tiberius Gracchus (
Date: Thu Jul 26 2001 - 01:21:04 MDT

On Thu, 26 Jul 2001 01:59:09 -0400, you wrote:

You quote Hubble's doubts about his own discoveries. but that has
little to do with the question. Yes, he may have made the initial
discovery, but his own interpretation of its meaning must surely be
simply considered together with all the other physicists weighing in
on the problem. He wrote these things 50 years ago. Barring some
special, "secret" knowledge, his interpretations hardly seem

I agree that the Big Bang is overrated, and is basically taken for
granted by most, and of course there are serious questions about its
validity. I sure hope the universe is eternal. As a wannabe
immortal, that would seem to be a good thing for me.

It seems to me that we really understand little about the universe and
its fate. So therefore we as immortal wannabes should simply assume
that the universe is eternal, and work from there. Since we don't
really understand it yet, there exists the possibility that the
universe may yet be eternal, and so we as aspiring immortals should
assume that it will indeed be eternal. By doing so, we enhance our
own motivation.

 Also, one of the main arguments by deathists against immortalism is
that since the universe will end someday, we all have to die
eventually. So there are meme considerations here....

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