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kgould's picture

I've wondered the same

I've wondered the same thing in class several times now. For me, I find it far more remarkable that we are the product of random processes. That none of this way planned, but that it happened regardless. The chance of life evolving, or occuring the way it has on Earth, is unbelievably small. The fact that the universe is so big, and continuing to grow, and that there is far more space than matter in it... that is absolutely remarkable. I can't answer your question, why people would be afraid of not having a special place on this planet.

I, too, feel like the idea that we were not designed gives us a lot more freedom and space to explore our lives and the world we live in. There would only be free will, right? And... free will is good, right?

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