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" It is even harder to realize that this present universe has evolved from an unspeakably unfamiliar early condition, and faces a future extinction of endless cold or intolerable heat. The more the universe seems comprehensible, the more it also seems pointless. "
The Spiritual Life of Children - Page 7
by Robert Coles - 1990 - 358 pages
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Disturbing the Universe

Freeman J. Dyson - Biography & Autobiography - 1979 - 283 pages
..."Any mingling of knowledge with values is unlawful, forbidden," and of the physicist Steven Weinberg: "The more the universe seems comprehensible, the more it also seems pointless." If Monod and Weinberg are truly speaking for the twentieth century, then I prefer the eighteenth. But...
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God and the New Physics

Paul Davies - Science - 1984 - 255 pages
...there a universe? 'There is a reason in Nature why something should exist rather than not.' Leibniz 'The more the universe seems comprehensible, the more it also seems pointless.' Steven Weinberg The idea of God-the-creator, who caused the universe to come into being of his own...
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Superforce

Paul Davies - Science - 1985 - 264 pages
...everything you can have nothing. 14 A Cosmic Plan? A rational universe Steven Weinberg once wrote, 'The more the universe seems comprehensible, the more it also seems pointless.' Weinberg is one of the world's leading theoretical physicists and has probably done more than anyone...
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Cosmic Understanding: Philosophy and Science of the Universe

Milton K. Munitz - Philosophy - 1990 - 287 pages
...unspeakably unfamiliar early condition, and faces a future extinction of endless cold or intolerable heat. The more the universe seems comprehensible, the more it also seems pointless. But if there is no solace in the fruits of our research, there is at least some consolation in the...
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Christian Belief in a Postmodern World: The Full Wealth of Conviction

Diogenes Allen - Religion - 1989 - 238 pages
...unspeakably unfamiliar early condition, and faces a future extinction of endless cold or intolerable heat. The more the universe seems comprehensible, the more it also seems pointless. The beauty and the indifference of nature are both perceived, but they are only thought about. Nothing...
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What is Religion?: An Introduction

John F. Haught - Religion - 1990 - 273 pages
...unspeakably unfamiliar early condition, and faces a future extinction of endless cold or intolerable heat. The more the universe seems comprehensible, the more it also seems pointless." (Weinberg) Since the cosmos appears to many scientists to be ruled by chance and impersonal laws that...
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Science as Salvation: A Modern Myth and Its Meaning

Mary Midgley - Philosophy - 1992 - 239 pages
...end, and this is found intolerable. Without permanence (said Stephen Weinberg in his own last chapter) 'the more the universe seems comprehensible, the more it also seems pointless'. Instead of asking why Weinberg took the meaning of human life to depend wholly on its going on for...
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Veritas et communicatio: ökumenische Theologie auf der Suche nach einem ...

Heiko Franke - Christian union - 1992 - 377 pages
...universe does not require faith, but a telescope." aa O. S. 201. 18 Steven Weinberg's Bemerkung etwa: „The more the universe seems comprehensible, the more it also seems pointless." verläßt klar den Bereich des Faktischen. (zitiert nach J.Trefil,The Moment of creation. New York,...
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The One, the Three and the Many

Colin E. Gunton - Religion - 1993 - 248 pages
This study, based on the Bampton Lectures delivered in the University of Oxford in 1992, examines what is often called the crisis of modernity, with reference not only to ...
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Religion and Cultural Freedom

Elie Maynard Adams - Religion - 1993 - 193 pages
...is a prescientific, superstitious idea.13 As Steven Weinberg, the noted theoretical physicist, says: "The more the universe seems comprehensible, the more it also seems pointless." 14 Religion and Modern Naturalism Although organized religion still attracts large numbers of people...
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