Posted on October 21, 2010
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A singularity, tiny beyond comprehension, burst forth with power and energy. In seconds, the foundation for reality and existence in our universe were created. Only Hydrogen and Helium existed as elements. They formed stars. Eventually, those stars died. Some collapsed and became black holes, singularities working in the reverse of the one that raptured outward to form our universe, instead gobbling up all reality around them. Other stars broke down and exploded, hurtling their essence further into the universe that still grew and expanded and changed around them.
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We don’t have to look up and feel insignificant — we are more significant than we can ever probably truly appreciate, as the consciousness of all that exists. We are part of it, part of not only this world but all worlds. Now tell me — what miracle could be more awe-inspiring than that? Knowing and believing these things, the idea of a God having made everything would actually be a let-down, wouldn’t it?
Read the entire article written by Mark Hughes (which is actually a comment on Roger Ebert’s blog) here.