Monthly Archives: December 2004
Is there Anything?
Is there really anthing at all? All things known to us are in a constant state of flux. Heraclitus wrote, panta rei "everything flows". What we view as "reality" is a a constant, everchanging process where things have no "fixed" … Continue reading
Is there a Beginning?
Things have beginnings and ends, but is the Universe really a thing? How could the Universe have a beginning? and what preceded that beginning? Beginnings and ends involve the concept of Time. Can Time ever have started, or has Time … Continue reading
Something or Nothing?
At the root of all inquiry are the questions of something or nothing. Could the universe have started out of nothing? But how could nothing lead to something? On the other hand, if the universe started out of something, then … Continue reading
This is the Beginning?
In the beginning, the world was like a blank sheet of paper – either it was all white, or it was all black – either infinite white or black nothingness – either eternal light or eternal blackness – either a world absolutely full … Continue reading