Absolute law of god creation of universe

The existence of the Laws of Logic may provide us with an answer.

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Nothing in the universe appears to affect them. According to Regularists, the concept of physical impossibility is nothing but a special case of the concept of timeless falsity.

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The fallacy of equivocation happens when, sometimes very subtly, the key words in an argument change their meaning. We're not taught the problems with evolution, naturalism and materialism. It is time, they insist, to adopt a thoroughly naturalistic philosophy of science, one which is not only purged of the hand of God, but is also purged of its unempirical latter-day surrogate, namely, nomological necessity. Like theories and hypotheses, laws make predictions specifically, they predict that new observations will conform to the law , and can be falsified if they are found in contradiction with new data. The third option is that the universe was self-created. All rational discussions even those about the existence or non-existence of God require the prior foundation of logical absolutes. There is no nomic dimension to their claim. But "Stars exist" although true does not express a law of nature: it is neither a universal nor a statistical claim. The world is not mind-constructed. Regularists eschew a view of Laws of Nature which would make of them inviolable edicts imposed on the universe. The latter statements are bona fide laws of nature; the former a mere 'accidental' truth. In a similar way, there are many conceptual laws we also take for granted. Its core concept is that statements or propositions are true if they describe the world the way it is, and they are false otherwise. On both accounts — Necessitarianism and Regularity — what is physically impossible never, ever, occurs — not in the past, not at present, not in the future, not here, and not anywhere else.

In the Twentieth Century virtually all scientists and philosophers have abandoned theistic elements in their accounts of the Laws of Nature. Regularists will retort that the supposed explanatory advantage of Necessitarianism is illusory. As scientists record what they observe, most often they are not just using words and paragraphs.

Absolute law of god creation of universe

For example, Newtonian dynamics which is based on Galilean transformations is the low-speed limit of special relativity since the Galilean transformation is the low-speed approximation to the Lorentz transformation. So the question has now evolved to "what evidence exists that warrants a belief in a physical necessity beyond the observed and posited regularities in nature? And there simply do not seem to be any other theories in the offing. What is physically impossible is not merely nonoccurrent or nonexistent. But, Necessitarians will argue, the statement "No moa lives beyond the age of n years" is not a law of nature. According to some Necessitarians, physical necessity is a property of the Laws of Nature along with truth, universality, etc. The world is some one particular way, although it remains a struggle to figure out what that way is. God called the world into being, and His creation was absolute in the sense that He did not simply reshape things that already existed. To be sure, humankind has always known that there is some order in the natural world — e. Shared Elements in the Competing Theories Regularists and Necessitarians agree as to five conditions necessary for a statement's being a Law of Nature.

Each thing is the same with itself and different from another. An essay by a Nobel Prize—winning physicist acknowledged that while spontaneous generation is a philosophical impossibility, that is not the case with gradual spontaneous generation.

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Harrison, George R. We know this from our common experience in the world in which we live. Advocates of the big bang theory, for example, say that fifteen to eighteen billion years ago, the universe began as a result of a gigantic explosion. In effect what this "law" states is that 'bad money drives out good'. Few philosophers are now prepared to persist with this view of explanation, but many still retain the belief that there are such things as nomologically necessary truths. Now, given that "There is a river of cola" is, ex hypothesi, timelessly false, then the universal negative proposition, "No river is constituted of cola", is timelessly true. It sputtered out, in more or less an intellectual standoff, by the late 60s. Similarly, the Newtonian gravitation law is a low-mass approximation of general relativity, and Coulomb's law is an approximation to Quantum Electrodynamics at large distances compared to the range of weak interactions. So if there is something self-existent at the core of the universe, it transcends everything else by its very nature. What sort of metaphysical 'mechanism' could manifest itself in statistical generalities?

While these scientific laws explain what our senses perceive, they are still empirical, and so are not like mathematical theorems which can be proved purely by mathematics and not by scientific experiment.

Popper grappled with this problem and proposed what he came to call "the propensity theory of probability".

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If God exists, He is the absolute, objective, transcendent standard of truth.

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