Originally posted by sonship
Astrophysicist and Christian apologist Dr. Hugh Ross has some interesting thoughts about why the universe is the way it is.
Better listen before someone comes blabbering along about Young Earth, poohoo-ing of Ross's outfit [b]"Reasons to Believe"
"Why the Universe is the Way It Is"
His main argument is things are fine tuned for human life, nice location in the galaxy and so forth. But he can't say this doesn't happen anywhere else. Not sure if it is right if we came into existence 5 billion years earlier we could not see the big bang.
He loses me with the physics of original sin.
He can't believe our solar system is just co-incident and it doesn't have to be anything more.
We already are seeing planets near twin of Earth. There are simply too many stars even in our galaxy and that doesn't even count the literally billions of other galaxies. Making Earth totally special is just a bit premature. We haven't even gone to Mars much less other stars or Galaxies so his whole argument is biased from day one.
I don't believe for a minute the sun only has this 100,000 year quite period and 50K years from now the sun will start killing life on Earth. That is an argument used for his biased view of religion, using science to make his religious points.
I could not find any reference to this 100,000 year quiet span of time for the Sun.