Originally Posted By: redewenur
For example, it may be that somewhere in the 100 billion observable galaxies, intelligent species - perhaps even human-like - have been eradicated by, for example, supernovae.


Originally Posted By: redewenur
Does that sound at all loving and GOD-like? Gentle, or humane?...

Originally Posted By: Revlgking
Your question implies that you think of GOD as a person. I do not.

(I don't think of "GOD" as a person or anything else; I'm an atheist)
Yes, I agree that those words would certainly lead you to believe that the speaker thinks of "GOD" as a person; but the words are your own:

Originally Posted By: Revlgking
Ah, yes! THE BIG EXPANSION THEORY (BET)--a rapid expansion of the FABRIC of space. Interesting! Sounds more loving and GOD-like than an "explosion"--and a much gentler, humane, safer and better BET than a BIG bang.

It does imply that you think of "GOD" as a person; but you state that you don't, so it seems a rather strange thing for you to have said.
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