The Gospel According to Science
In the beginning, there was nothing — not even science. There was no God or devil. There was no thing that creepeth or crawleth. There was literally nothing. There wasn’t even a beginning.
At some indeterminate point….
A universe began, but it wasn’t our universe. No, it was a different one with its own stories to tell. Then, …
Oh, this one wasn’t ours, either. Finally, …
Now, this one was our universe beginning. It went through a lot of stuff as shown by this graphic:
Moses wrote that creation took six days for the Lord. However, according to the poster above, it took about 13.77 billion years to reach our current state. Humans have been around for such a short time in this.
When humans did come on the scene, we traveled around. There were Ten Adams and Eighteen Eves:
Ten Adams and Eighteen Eves
Were these individuals? Based on the times spans of thousands of years, it seems to be unlikely. But, what is clear…
At some point, we had superstition and shamanism. These were the earliest religions. But, religion evolves. Later, there were many polytheistic religions. But, then, we had the current monotheistic religions.
Somewhere along the way, we had science. Science has effectively debunked all these religions in one way or another, yet people cling to them for some reason. Two scientists stand out among the others: Albert Einstein and Isaac Newton. Their work lives on even today.
Many religions promote false beliefs and get people to feel bad about themselves in order for them to pay the religion money to forgive…