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When Science Makes the Case for God, It’s Time to Rejoice

Re-posted from the Wall Street Journal on December 29th 2014

Commentary:

I feel as though I have waited for decades for cynical secular humanism to catch up and face the preponderance of raw facts proving that a loving, benevolent, super intelligent force is at the heart of this far-flung universe. I have stated many times in private discussions regarding Deity, that science itself would someday come to the very same conclusions that many Theologians, pastors, the Pope, and millions of faith led souls have already arrived at through their own personal searching and private spiritual experience: that there is a God and that the vastness and beauty of His intelligent design for diverse life forms in the universe boggles human comprehension.

Any scientist who has observed the inexplicable life forms of the deep ocean bottoms on earth must have paused to ponder that if life could thrive under those kinds of oceanic pressures, with 98% absence of any source of light at all, in sea water supposedly devoid of nourishment and nutrients, then blunt logic itself should point out that life could exist on other worlds as well. From that point on, one just does the math of probabilities based on the sheer number of worlds that we now know are out there. And I am only talking about the Milky Way galaxy, our home pinwheel of light, not the others. When you try to imagine the numbers of worlds which might hold life in the entire expanse of creation, you run the risk of passing out from the effort. My own soul has always felt that the universe we live in must be literally teeming with life, based on what we find at the bottom of the oceans, under our microscopes and the ever-expanding number of new planets which might hold life that astronomers are discovering every year.

So imagine my delight when I found this article today. I could not have said it better myself. Enjoy.

 

Science Increasingly Makes the Case for God

The odds of life existing on another planet grow ever longer. Intelligent design, anyone?

Corbis By Eric Metaxas

Dec. 25, 2014 4:56 p.m. ET

In 1966 Time magazine ran a cover story asking: “Is God Dead?” Many have accepted the cultural narrative that he’s obsolete—that as science progresses, there is less need for a “God” to explain the universe. Yet it turns out that the rumors of God’s death were premature. More amazing is that the relatively recent case for his existence comes from a surprising place—science itself.

Here’s the story: The same year Time featured the now-famous headline, the astronomer Carl Sagan announced that there were two important criteria for a planet to support life: The right kind of star, and a planet the right distance from that star. Given the roughly octillion—1 followed by 27 zeros—planets in the universe, there should have been about septillion—1 followed by 24 zeros—planets capable of supporting life.

With such spectacular odds, the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, a large, expensive collection of private and publicly funded projects launched in the 1960s, was sure to turn up something soon. Scientists listened with a vast radio telescopic network for signals that resembled coded intelligence and were not merely random. But as years passed, the silence from the rest of the universe was deafening. Congress defunded SETI in 1993, but the search continues with private funds. As of 2014, researches have discovered precisely bubkis—0 followed by nothing.

What happened? As our knowledge of the universe increased, it became clear that there were far more factors necessary for life than Sagan supposed. His two parameters grew to 10 and then 20 and then 50, and so the number of potentially life-supporting planets decreased accordingly. The number dropped to a few thousand planets and kept on plummeting.

Even SETI proponents acknowledged the problem. Peter Schenkel wrote in a 2006 piece for Skeptical Inquirer magazine: “In light of new findings and insights, it seems appropriate to put excessive euphoria to rest . . . . We should quietly admit that the early estimates . . . may no longer be tenable.”

As factors continued to be discovered, the number of possible planets hit zero, and kept going. In other words, the odds turned against any planet in the universe supporting life, including this one. Probability said that even we shouldn’t be here.

Today there are more than 200 known parameters necessary for a planet to support life—every single one of which must be perfectly met, or the whole thing falls apart. Without a massive planet like Jupiter nearby, whose gravity will draw away asteroids, a thousand times as many would hit Earth’s surface. The odds against life in the universe are simply astonishing.

Yet here we are, not only existing, but talking about existing. What can account for it? Can every one of those many parameters have been perfect by accident? At what point is it fair to admit that science suggests that we cannot be the result of random forces? Doesn’t assuming that an intelligence created these perfect conditions require far less faith than believing that a life-sustaining Earth just happened to beat the inconceivable odds to come into being?

There’s more. The fine-tuning necessary for life to exist on a planet is nothing compared with the fine-tuning required for the universe to exist at all. For example, astrophysicists now know that the values of the four fundamental forces—gravity, the electromagnetic force, and the “strong” and “weak” nuclear forces—were determined less than one millionth of a second after the big bang. Alter any one value and the universe could not exist. For instance, if the ratio between the nuclear strong force and the electromagnetic force had been off by the tiniest fraction of the tiniest fraction—by even one part in 100,000,000,000,000,000—then no stars could have ever formed at all. Feel free to gulp.

Multiply that single parameter by all the other necessary conditions, and the odds against the universe existing are so heart-stoppingly astronomical that the notion that it all “just happened” defies common sense. It would be like tossing a coin and having it come up heads 10 quintillion times in a row. Really?

Fred Hoyle, the astronomer who coined the term “big bang,” said that his atheism was “greatly shaken” at these developments. He later wrote that “a common-sense interpretation of the facts suggests that a super-intellect has monkeyed with the physics, as well as with chemistry and biology . . . . The numbers one calculates from the facts seem to me so overwhelming as to put this conclusion almost beyond question.”

Theoretical physicist Paul Davies has said that “the appearance of design is overwhelming” and Oxford professor Dr. John Lennox has said “the more we get to know about our universe, the more the hypothesis that there is a Creator . . . gains in credibility as the best explanation of why we are here.”

The greatest miracle of all time, without any close seconds, is the universe. It is the miracle of all miracles, one that ineluctably points with the combined brightness of every star to something—or Someone—beyond itself.

Mr. Metaxas is the author, most recently, of “Miracles: What They Are, Why They Happen, and How They Can Change Your Life” ( Dutton Adult, 2014).

Correction

An earlier version understated the number of zeroes in an octillion and a septillion.

Related Links:

http://www.urantia.org/urantia-book/read-urantia-book-online

http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,835309,00.html


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Alternative News Reporters Ponder Significance of Comet Ison and Wormwood

“Nobody will recognize the signs on the sand.” – Nostradamus

I am looking into any and everything I can find these days about Comet Ison. I figure it’s better to be safe than sorry, and the MSM is ignoring the topic of comet Ison. I found some VERY interesting material to ponder in the videos posted below.  The videographer who discussed the bible codes he found on comet  Ison also made mention of Revelation 8.

Let’s look at what that verses say in the KJV [ see below ]. One video reveals the bible codes on Comet Ison and all the other words and phrases which occur in the same block of scripture:

Wormwood

Ison

The Famine

Harvest

Calamity

Poison

666

In a speculative scenario, knowing as we all well know that many of the governments of the world cannot be trusted to do right by their citizens and to WARN them of science and astronomy that is known to the elites, but suppressed from public perusal, supposing that we all agree that it’s quite well established that the government will suppress or censor information which it feels might lead to public panic, hoarding, rioting, runs on banks, civil unrest, et al – what IF comet Ison was a more serious threat than we have been lead to believe and what IF the governments of the world were suppressing this fact?

What IF it were finally left up to us, the “meek” – to warn each other about possible future events on our world which might threaten our safety, including celestial events which are beyond all human control, still yet to come, which may bring harm? I am completely aware that I may be wrong and that the passing of Comet Ison may turn out to be as big of a non-event as 12.21.2012. But something keeps me looking, watching reports, reading and studying the material that others have researched as well. The Bible has been eerily correct in predicting event after event, for hundreds of years.

What is Revelation 8 trying to tell us? Is there a relationship between Revelation 8 and comet Ison? That’s what I want to know. That’s why I am posting what I learn.  This is Revelation 8: 1-13:

Rev 8:1

And when he had opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven about the space of half an hour.
Rev 8:2
And I saw the seven angels which stood before God; and to them were given seven trumpets.
Rev 8:3
And another angel came and stood at the altar, having a golden censer; and there was given unto him much incense, that he should offer it with the prayers of all saints upon the golden altar which was before the throne.
Rev 8:4
And the smoke of the incense, which came with the prayers of the saints, ascended up before God out of the angel’s hand.
Rev 8:5
And the angel took the censer, and filled it with fire of the altar, and cast it into the earth: and there were voices, and thunderings, and lightnings, and an earthquake.
Rev 8:6
And the seven angels which had the seven trumpets prepared themselves to sound.
Rev 8:7

The first angel sounded, and there followed hail and fire mingled with blood, and they were cast upon the earth: and the third part of trees was burnt up, and all green grass was burnt up.
Rev 8:8

And the second angel sounded, and as it were a great mountain burning with fire was cast into the sea: and the third part of the sea became blood;
Rev 8:9
And the third part of the creatures which were in the sea, and had life, died; and the third part of the ships were destroyed.
Rev 8:10

And the third angel sounded, and there fell a great star from heaven, burning as it were a lamp, and it fell upon the third part of the rivers, and upon the fountains of waters;
Rev 8:11
And the name of the star is called Wormwood: and the third part of the waters became wormwood; and many men died of the waters, because they were made bitter.
Rev 8:12

And the fourth angel sounded, and the third part of the sun was smitten, and the third part of the moon, and the third part of the stars; so as the third part of them was darkened, and the day shone not for a third part of it, and the night likewise.
Rev 8:13
And I beheld, and heard an angel flying through the midst of heaven, saying with a loud voice, Woe, woe, woe, to the inhabiters of the earth by reason of the other voices of the trumpet of the three angels, which are yet to sound!

Please watch all of the videos from beginning to end.

 

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Asteroid 2012 DA14: Should We Be Concerned?

This post was first published on one of my other news blogs, 21st Century Screenshots News, on 12.09.2012:

Sit down and collect yourself for yet another WTF media moment. This news video just crossed my YT feed on 12.09.2012 [ see first video below ] and it is utterly bizarre. Did I actually just hear Brian Williams say that even though the 150 foot diameter rock most likely won’t hit earth, that it “never hurts to have your affairs in order“?

What?  What’s more bizarre is that Brian Williams spends exactly 15-20 seconds discussing the startling news item.How bad does it need to get before the American people collectively FIRE the MSM network news and boycott their make-believe newscasts entirely?

NBC aired just enough news on 2012 DA14 to scare the BeJesus out of someone, but nowhere near enough news to explain the story. I had to look up the asteroid on the web for that, and then got the full story via Coast to Coast Radio. Figures. Why does this not surprise me?

I am doing research right now on asteroid 2012 DA 14 based on the first news video below.

Spanish astronomers apparently first sighted the approaching asteroid about a month ago.  The asteroid is supposed to pass within 17,000 miles of earth on or around Feb. 15th 2013. I’ve posted the Coast to Coast Show which covers the close approach of 2012 DA14 after the news video.

See also: Closest Asteroid in US History to Pass Earth in 2013

Tags: NBC Evening News, asteroid 2012 DA14, near earth objects asteroids, asteroids, threats to life on earth 2013, February 15th 2013, asteroid collision 2013

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The Search for Nibiru and Dozens of Dead Astronomers: Connect the Dots

Copyright CK Hunter 11.15.2012, Re-posts allowed leaving content intact & a link back to original post.

My deep gut has been telling me for some time that there is a federally sponsored internet “news blackout” going on regarding Planet X aka Nibiru. Videos come online, then they disappear. Some of my news blogs behave oddly when I try to post about Nibiru. I find ample information on the topic in other countries’ media outlets [ today I cite Italy and South America ] but a real sparsity of information in the US. Astronomers keep turning up dead.

Yet citizen reporters like me keep returning to the Nibiru story over and over again. There is literally something in my own soul compelling me to keep researching this topic in the face of all ridicule. I can’t shake the fact that every Bible prophecy about the End Times that was given of old is already coming true, and following that logic alone, scriptural passages which describe some some of global astronomy related weather or earth-changing event indicate to me that a future encounter with a Nibiru fly-by in our solar system MUST still be waiting in our future. The big question is WHEN. As for dead astronomers, if we all keep reporting and researching Nibiru, what do they plan to do? Kill all the citizen journalists everywhere who blog about Nibiru?

If citizen journalists whose blogs’ have strong followings, who wrote frequently about Nibiru, begin turning up dead in 2013, then the people of the world will know their governments are collectively killing off the truth reporters, thus indicating that the return of Nibiru is real.

What if we had the times and dates wrong? What if the Nibiru fly-by is still about 20 years ahead in our future, give or take a few years? How would we know if astronomers are being killed off systematically to silence their warnings? What if we allowed the NWO’s Illuminati coverup and global news blackout on Nibiru astronomy to lull the world’s people into a false sense of relief that no rogue planet or brown dwarf would be paying our solar system a 3600 year return visit?

And what if the Holy Spirit continues to “move people from all walks of life” in every nation on earth to continue to do their own research and reporting on this species threatening future event, so that We the People of planet earth can collectively attempt to make plans to survive such a catastrophic close encounter? All those “what ifs” bring me back to posting about Nibiru this month, and here is what I am finding. This post will be updated several times so if you are reading this off your email , go to the original post on the blog to read the latest updates.

Rogue planet discovered: is the Mayan apocalypse coming?

Astronomers Discover Rogue Orphan Planet Near Earth

http://www.lagrangenews.com/view/full_story/20763144/article-Less-than-two-months-until-%E2%80%98doomsday%E2%80%99

[ Translated from Italian ]  “Nibiru – Possible Cataclysm”
Nibiru: possible cataclysm
Employees mole NASA confirms chance ‘collisionRome – There is no day where you do not talk about Nibiru, the possible collision with the Earth in the period of the year when even the prophecy of the Maya is approaching.The asteroid on our route would have nothing to do with the “Planet X” theorized by Zecharia Sitchin: the scholar of Sumerian and Babylonian, who died in 2010, proponent of the thesis of ancient astronauts and the Anunnaki as parents of the human race.The scholar has always declared in disagreement with the hypothesis of a “cataclysmic Nibiru” supported since 1995 by Nancy Lieder, a contactee of Wisconsin who always claims to receive messages from the star system Reticuli and Z-forms of extraterrestrial life.To date, what we know for sure is that employees mole NASA issued to foreign journalists statements in a totally confidential confirming the presence of this asteroid and reiterating the probability of 30% that the celestial body hit the Earth or he gets there very close.

The asteroid is about the size of the state of Texas in the meantime continues to travel in space. NASA neither confirmed nor denied. And this is the big problem: the absence of an official denial is not the best way to proceed in order to reassure the inhabitants of our planet or to throw water on the fire.

14/11/2012
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From Radio Santiago, translated from Spanish:
Nibiru could be on their way to Earth right now, according to anonymous leaks of NASA employees.With the fever that has expanded in recent years, from about 2008, with the end of the Mayan calendar for the day December 21, 2012, there have been all kinds of theories about the end of the world for the same date.Far from the collective madness and as the date approaches the end of the world scenario, possible news leaks identified as authentic, still appear with all kinds of arguments moved or not by the popularity of the news right now in network Internet.The latest news of Nibiru has been published in various prestigious media like the BBC, CNN, ITN News and Aljazeera and others. It must be noted that not have dared to confirm that the information is true, but anyway all have added to the spread of the news of an asteroid approaching Earth.Returning to the news published on CNN and other media about the asteroid Nibiru way to Earth. It is said that the information was leaked by anonymous employees of NASA, in which these anonymous NASA employees say an asteroid called Nibiru, the direct path of the Earth, with a percentage of possible impact of 30%, although in some way ensure that only a 10% chance of impact, the alarm about the end of the world has reignited a little over a month of that date of December 21, 2012.

NASA although it is known that hides a lot of information, NASA scientists have announced their position being more than simply claim that it is a fake or Doomsday (Doomsday) in English.

Nibiru the asteroid approaching Earth and NASA remains silent is more than understandable, so it does not expand the panic among the population and until it has the necessary data to make an official publication on page Official web space agency.

Anyway rumors say the asteroid Nibiru is not as big as expected, so it would not be a planet, but rather an asteroid the size of Texas, but anyway in the case of impact with Earth change or cycle was insured because it would produce a similar impact that caused the extinction of the dinosaurs some 65 million years.

The date of the disaster on the possible impact of Nibiru but not detailed in any of the rumors or leaks, discarding those that say they will be on December 21, 2012, it is believed that the impact would approach or sometime between November and December 2012. For this reason NASA has not commented since the panic could break out among the population to be about important dates by millions of gullible doomsday for the aforementioned date December 21, 2012, fueled largely by the end of the Mayan calendar for that exact date. As the means of enormous prestige as the BBC, CNN, Aljazeera and others.

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Scientists: “Jupiter Is Melting” – More Evidence Solar System is Warming, Nibiru the Cause

“New simulations suggest that Jupiter’s rocky core has been liquefying, melting, and mixing with the rest of the planet’s innards. With this new data, astronomers hope to better explain a recent puzzling discovery of a strange planet outside of our solar system.”

I have been posting research for several years now which indicates that our entire solar system is heating up due to the growing proximity of Planet X, aka Nibiru. Scientists who theorize that global warming, the disintegration and rapid melt of both polar ice caps, and rising sea levels is due to human activity and the burning of fossil fuels may be misguided. Our entire solar system is now heating up, and it’s NOT due to increasing solar activity.

Read http://www.skepticalscience.com/global-warming-other-planets-solar-system.htm

Cited:  “This is a round-up of the planets said by skeptics to be experiencing climate change:

  • Mars: the notion that Mars is warming came from an unfortunate
    Planets of the Solar System

    Planets of the Solar System (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

    conflation of weather and climate. Based on two pictures taken 22 years apart, assumptions were made that have not proved to be reliable. There is currently no evidence to support claims that Mars is warming at all. More on Mars…

  • Jupiter: the notion that Jupiter is warming is actually based on predictions, since no warming has actually been observed. Climate models predict temperature increases along the equator and cooling at the poles. It is believed these changes will be catalysed by storms that merge into one super-storm, inhibiting the planet’s ability to mix heat. Sceptical arguments have ignored the fact this is not a phenomenon we have observed, and that the modelled forcing is storm and dust movements, not changes in solar radiation.
  • Neptune: observations of changes in luminosity on the surface of both Neptune and its largest moon, Triton, have been taken to indicate warming caused by increased solar activity. In fact, the brightening is due to the planet’s seasons changing, but very slowly. Summer is coming to Neptune’s southern hemisphere, bringing more sunlight, as it does every 164 years.
  • Pluto: the warming exhibited by Pluto is not really understood. Pluto’s seasons are the least understood of all: its existence has only been known for a third of its 248 -year orbit, and it has never been visited by a space probe. The ‘evidence’ for climate change consists of just two observations made in 1988 and 2002. That’s equivalent to observing the Earth’s weather for just three weeks out of the year. Various theories suggest its highly elliptical orbit may play a part, as could the large angle of its rotational axis. One recent paper suggests the length of Pluto’s orbit is a key factor, as with Neptune. Sunlight at Pluto is 900 times weaker than it is at the Earth.

Claims that solar system bodies are heating up due to increased solar activity are clearly wrong. The sun’s output has declined in recent decades. Only Pluto and Neptune are exhibiting increased brightness. Heating attributed to other solar bodies remains unproven.”

I’m re-stating my standing theory once again in this post: our solar system is heating up due to the ever increasing proximity of Nibiru.  This is where scientists should be placing the focus of their research. We have less than 70 years until the 3600 year cyclic return and fly-by of Nibiru inside our solar system alters the surface of the entire planet and all life on it for decades thereafter.

What we are dealing with is not just “global warming.” It’s “solar system warming.”

Humanity, as a whole, MUST prepare and deploy all intelligent science, architecture, agriculture, human labor and all available existing technology toward making pole-shift survivable structures, food re-distribution networks, deploying water and medical supplies to displaced surviving populations on a mass scale, and creating global contingency plans for how people will communicate across great distances when there is no electricity or even a partial electrical grid that functions  – for decades.That’s right. I said ‘decades’.

HAM radio networks powered by solar and / or hand cranked generators can broadcast intermittent local reports, which can then be relayed on by other HAM operators, in times of crisis.

People must begin to think NOW in terms of possible future scenarios where there is no electrical grid, or any kind of electrical power, not for just a few days, or weeks, or months, but for YEARS. That’s the level of emergency preparedness that local preparedness groups must achieve to be ready to survive the Nibiru passage and to help other groups to do the same.

When the Nibiru solar system fly-by occurs, all state officials and government employees, the military, all the Illuminati “royal” families and their extended relations will be literally going underground, where they may be either entombed in death when the passage occurs, or surviving like well fed vermin on the billions of dollars of high technology and emergency rations which they have squirreled away in underground D.U.M.B.S. for than two decades.

See http://alternativenewsreport.net/2011/01/22/dumbs-repost/

Governments around the world have been proceeding with these types of advance survival preparations in secret for at least three decades now, since the IRIS telescope first detected Nibiru in 1983. See

We the people in nation after nation around the world now need to find ways to network with one another and exchange survival preparedness information and resources on a global scale. There IS still time to prepare. But being distracted for months on end by the endless display of trivial human drama which pours into the “celebrity news media circuits [ circus ]” to amaze, confuse, dumb down and stupefy the masses, has to be conquered by millions of people who can’t go for one day without checking in on the exploits of their favorite mindless celebrity. Trust me, there is a reason you are being pummeled daily with the non-news headlines about Kim Kardashian or other flavor-of-the-month Hollywood celebrities and their antics. It keeps you so riveted to your I-phones, I-pads and TVs that you remain in the media-engorged stupor that the Illuminati desires you to be, and when existing in such a stupor, you ARE NOT astutely preparing for the future times to come.

Now is a time to become astute, rather than to sink further into media stupefaction. We still have time, but humanity must prepare and move on it now. There’s approximately a 50 year window. We need to use that window with cunning and sagacity to be ready.

Chase Kyla Hunter

Related articles, video and links:

Jupiter Is Melting, Scientists Say

The Whole Solar System is Undergoing Global Warming., page 1

Solar System Climate Change

MIT – Pluto is Undergoing Global Warming - web.mit.edu…

NASA – Martian Ice Shrinking Dramatically - mars.jpl.nasa.gov…

NASA – Super Storm on Saturn – science.nasa.gov

NASA – Odyssey Studies Changing Weather And Climate On Mars – mars.jpl.nasa.gov…

Global Warming on Mars, Pluto, Triton and Jupiter

Biblical Prophet Jeremiah 25:32, 48:8 Predicts Return of Nibiru aka Planet X as “The Destroyer”

Original “Call Global to Awakening” By Chase Kyla Hunter Posted 3.2008


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