The And Of The Universe

1782 Words Nov 30th, 2016 8 Pages
“In the beginning the universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.” -Douglas Adams, The Restaurant at the End of the Universe(1980)

This is a statement I agree with as many, many questions have arisen than cannot be answered with todays current understanding of the universe. Some of these questions include morality, the purpose of life, what is free will, what is reality, and so on. These questions have been difficult to answer with certainty for ages, as humans have been trying to answer it since the dawn of time. Stories of origin have arisen from these uncertainties, like where the earth lies in accordance with other bodies in the universe, where the earth and sky came from, and why the seemingly impossible happens against all odds. In this particular instance, I’m going to be giving my own, personal, account of my philosophy. Finding a starting point is difficult, so where better to start than the universe itself. Being a firm believer of the science field and it’s ability to eventually answer many, many questions, I’ve looked at numerous theories pertaining to the creation of the universe. The two most popular that I’ve run into being that the universe was created by a divine being, and the theory of the Big Bang. Both have their own problems, in fact sharing one that is difficult to wrap the mind around. That at first there was nothing, and then there was everything there is and ever will be. One…

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