Philosophically speaking, if the whole universe has no meaning we should never have found out that it has no meaning!

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Words like meaning would be without meaning. They would be meaningless in a meaningless universe.

It is supremely improbable, virtually impossible, philosophically incredible, that we can comprehend the universe we inhabit at all.

Does iPhone’s Siri understand her place as a novel program on a relatively short-lived piece of apple technology of the early 21st century?  Does a Roomba vacuum cleaner feel valued as a contributing member of the modern nuclear family?

The only way they could is if we, their creators, were able to imbibe them with such attributes, aware that such properties exist.

We are created in the image of a personal, rational God. Logically there is little other way to explain our reality.

Paul Clark’s musings can be heard on radio across Australia and at atthetop.org.au.