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In what way would it be distinguishable from a universe without a creator?
Only that the universe with a creator would have the ability to reset. But no one can nor ever will know the answer to if there is a creator., Maybe, for us sentient forms of life, the idea of their being a creator gives a bit more meaning to life and a greater respect for the planet.
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In what way does a universe recycled at the whim of a creator add meaning to life? It may all be going according to plan, but it doesn't seem like a plan that includes our best interests.
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In what way does a universe recycled at the whim of a creator add meaning to life? It may all be going according to plan, but it doesn't seem like a plan that includes our best interests.
Why is 'our best interests' even a thing? We are a part of a massive universe. We have been blessed (or, perhaps, cursed) with the unique gift of life. The idea of a Creator gives the joy and especially suffering of life context. It means our pain isnt necessarily pointless. Even if it doesnt care, the idea of it is an opiate that makes life more tolerable.
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Well, according to most faiths, the creator appears to take great deal of interest in our lives and how we spend eternity thereafter. And if it doesn't care about us one way or the other and doesn't get involved, I'm back to questioning what the difference is from a universe without a prime mover.
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