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Old 10-17-2011, 08:13 PM   #485
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Originally Posted by cowmoo32 View Post
Even though there is evidence supporting the big bang, I really don't think that's the answer. The ENTIRE universe existed as an infinitely small infinitely dense point? Really? I have an easier time accepting fundamental particles as existing as a wave and particle at the same time than I do believing in the big bang.
I have felt this way for a long time. It just is not at all intuitive. For some reason, I feel like the explanation for the beginning will also be intuitively sound. This is in the same line of reasoning as to why I LIKE string theory. It makes more sense for the smallest unit to be made of something, as opposed to point-particle physics that says the smallest unit is a point with no mass. It could be a string as the smallest unit. It could be that a string is the best analogy available to us. It's just that that unit be made of something, not nothing.

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