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To: OldNavyVet

Those things that we call the universe, time and space each only exist as a temporary ‘island’ within eternity.

There was a beginning of time and space - and of the temporary parts of creation, just like an island has a north shore.

In the same way: there will also be an end of time and space and the other pieces of temporal creation, just like an island has a south shore.

While we move and act for a few short years on the island, eternity is waiting for us. That reality - outside of time and space - is our true home.

One day the island isn’t going to be around anymore. But we will be.

Well, hope this flawed analogy was helpful.


16 posted on 06/14/2012 7:56:53 AM PDT by agere_contra
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To: agere_contra
I'd say that science is far more into reality than hoped-for "eternal truths."

Oscar Wilde tells us ... “Science is out of the reach of morals, for her eyes are fixed upon eternal truths.”

28 posted on 06/14/2012 12:48:51 PM PDT by OldNavyVet
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