The bible is supposed to be the word of god. Every time scientists make a discovery that contradicts the bible, theists rush to rationalise their god as being responsible for this discovery.
Before we knew about the earth revolving around the sun and the sun being a tiny cog in a tiny galaxy theists were quite happy to tell us that god put us in the centre of the universe. Then when they realised they were wrong, they used another excuse. Some theists now accept evolution, and rationalie it by saying god created consciousness or some other point. Then when science proves they are wrong they go onto a different issue
As scientists get more and more knowledge of the big bang some theists are saying "someone had to create something from nothing". They always seem to be behind science!
Back to the topic. The bible is the supposedly word of god. I'd be a lot more inclined to accept some of its statements if the bible stated:
"In the beginning god created the laws of physics, and it was good.
And the laws of physics caused a big bang.
And the big bang caused inflation,
Matter and anti-matter,
Dark matter, particles and DNA.
And one particle which caused matter to attract to other matter
And that particle had the effect of causing gravity
I can't go on because I don't understand enough about quantum physics, but if the bible was real it would have given us ALL the information because god would have known about it all, including E = MC2 and all the other things that have been discovered and are still going to be discovered.
However the bible does not start with the laws of physics and many scientists agree that we don't need a god to give us the laws of physics in the first place. There are still lots of things that we don't know, but scientists are discovering it all the time, so a good bible would have given us all the answers. Instead of Leviticus giving rules around eating pork and seafood and how to wash, it should have given us the laws of physics and other laws we have yet to discover and understand.
It's almost as if the bible was written by a human who knew very little so had to justify what they knew at the time. Lol. If there is a word of god, it isn't the bible.
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