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Why the Universe Is Our Home - It's Not a Coincidence (Part 2)

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Why the Universe Is Our Home - It's Not a Coincidence
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Now there is a crack in the theory, tiny at first but opening into a fissure, that casts doubt on how science observes the universe. The fault isn't that the mathematics was wobbly ad loose. Quite the opposite. The universe is too finely tuned to fit the random model. God isn't going to leap into the breach, although religion has reason to feel better about not accepting the so-called 'accidental universe.' The real fascination lies in how to match reality out there' with the potentiality of the human mind. Both are up for grabs. In the modern era, Sir Arthur Eddington and especially Paul Dirac first noticed that certain 'coincidences' in dimensionless ratios can be found. These ratios link microscopic with macroscopic quantities. Whether we're speaking of genes and the brain or solar systems and galaxies, self-organization is present, operating through the constant activity of feedback.

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" God isn't going to leap into the breach". For a ... by R. A. Landbeck on Tuesday, Mar 26, 2013 at 12:14:12 PM