A Jesuit priest is hijacking astrophysics to prove the existence of a God who, despite being omnipotent and the master of world without end, amen, apparently needs people to poke their noses into wildly unsuitable fields and act as His PR. Never mind how using the Big Bang to prove Catholicism is like using triple-chocolate-shakes as a diet.
Father Robert J. Spitzer, PhD, outlines a case which is very hard to argue with, but not for the reasons you'd like. He describes modern big bang theories, shows that they all demand a singularity point, and obviously such singularity points require the existence of a Creator. Well done if you spotted the break in the chain of reasoning there - it's on par with saying "two plus two is four, four plus four is eight, so therefore eight is a magical number of mystical power." It's difficult to argue with the logic because the (extremely) arguable step has no logic at all.
It's a well known scamming technique whereby you provide ten tonnes of irrelevant proof. Fr Spitzer's talk is actually well informed on modern cosmological theories, outlining various mathematical models and their predictions for how the universe must have begun, providing masses of scientific-sounding support for that first part and then tacking his invisible skybeard on at the end, hoping the audience will mistake the real work as a case for the imaginary addition.
For people with the Ultimate Might of the Alpha and the Omega on their side, some seem dementedly determined to inject God into everything in existence. Which, according to their own press, He's already in anyway. It's also horribly one-sided. Any reasonable person couldn't possibly have a problem with another's religious beliefs as long as they don't hurt anyone. Religion is a great comfort to many and can act as an excellent externally applied set of morals (though they tend to get messed up in practice).
The problems only arise when idiots enforce their own beliefs on everyone else in ways that spread plagues (by retarding the fight against AIDS), dumb down the next generation's education, and cost lives with their interference in vital medical research. And this stupid invasion is strictly one way: no scientist has ever barged into a church with a mass spectrometer demanding to scan the bread after it becomes the Body of Christ.
Even in this application of astrophysics to imaginary powers the underlying problem is apparent. Fr Spitzer describes how Professor Roger Penrose “has provided a mathematical model in which the possibilities of a universe that would not be gobbled without the existence of a Creator are simply improvable, to a point of mathematical impossibility.” Apart from demonstrating an amazingly poor grasp of grammar (where he's accidentally, if accurately, stating that his Creator-theories could very simply be improved), he's using science to say that he's 100% absolutely right with absolutely no possibility of error. Despite the fact science never does that. Science never rules out new evidence based on current theories, and that is in fact the entire difference between science and religion.
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