Wednesday, December 8, 2010

When the universe created itself

Joe Carter notices that "there is one unfortunate group—the children of atheistic materialists—that has no creation myth to call its own" and sets forth to fill the gap:
In the beginning was Nothing, and Nothing created Everything. When Nothing decided to create Everything, she filled a tiny dot with Time, Chance, and Everything and had it expand. The expansion spread Everything into Everywhere carrying Time and Chance with it to keep it company. The three stretched out together leaving bits of themselves wherever they went. One of those places was the planet Earth.

For no particular Reason—for Reason is rarely particular—Time and Chance took a liking to this little, wet, blue rock and decided to stick around to see what adventures they might have. .... [much more
When Nothing Created Everything | First Things