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carolyntclark – ” I just knew that without the God factor the mysteries of suffering can be explained by the randomness of nature.”
What about nature qualifies as random?
sTv0 – “N. DeGrasse Tyson says: ‘If you’re scientifically literate, the world looks very different to you, and that understanding empowers you.’ “
Different than before but no more or less informed or empowered except in our own satisfaction.
sTv0 – “I take it you’ve not had much science education…?”
What is the required threshold of “much”?
Is there a point where the absolute no longer provides context for the relative?
In terms of the eternal NOW, are the makers of this;
Less informed and empowered than us?
Or, they in turn, somehow more of something (real?), than their own ancestors.
In terms of the eternal NOW.