The Kalam Cosmological Argument By Theodore Schick Essay

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In the article, The Kalam Cosmological Argument by Theodore Schick, he states that there is scientific proof for explaining the creation of the universe, but this proof also provides evidence of what others believe shows the existence of God, who to them, is the one who created the big bang that then created the universe. Within this article, there are several arguments that lie within the main premises of the overall argument that oppose to the idea that God is the creator of the universe. This argument would also be deductive and invalid. When doing the test for validity, there is a possibility that the conclusion could be false because it might not necessarily be God who was the cause for the universe but rather it was only the science that had created the universe. The view and thoughts that many people have about the creation of the universe is that it had to come from someone or something. The idea that something cannot come from nothing. This made people question the creation and existence of the universe. Within the first premise of the argument, “whatever begins to exist has a cause”, the question of what the initial cause is, that created everything begins to be examined, to which some believe is God. It is stated in the article that modern physics rejects this first premise and that even the big bang cannot explain the beginning. However, because of modern science, the quote from Edward Tryon explains how particles and such, that have no cause, come…

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