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Posted by ELDRAS on Wednesday, December 11, 2002 at 07:50:12 :
In Reply to: Re: lol posted by Wordsmith on Monday, December 02, 2002 at 01:59:01 :
: : from eldras:
: : Yes, and assuming a teleology, how does one not function anthropomorphically?
: : I guess ...no i'm sure our quantum cosmologists agree the universe is entirely deterministic.
: "Quantum cosmologists"???!? What an oxymoron! I thought cosmology dealt with the Big Picture.
: Wordsmith : )
: : This means, how do you expect the universe's history to unfold?
: : Ta Salutant!
: : ELDRAS
: : : RESPONSE: Does that mean you take a teleological stance?
: : : : if newtonian determinism held, then all is caused. all events can only have one outcome, so all is necessary. that could be defined as order to the universe, wouldn't it? the world wouldn't be absurd or contingent.
i think that's what we;'re asking
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