Re: Evidence for "Big Bang Theory"

Robert Roosen (
Sun, 16 Apr 1995 18:04:15 GMT

On Fri, 7 Apr 1995, Richard A. Schumacher wrote:

> That's funny, Edwin Hubble doesn't look Judeo-Christianish.
My best read on American scientists during that era is that they
were most impressed by Bishop Paley's "Argument by Design".
The idea was that the universe shows such ingenious design
principles that there must be a creator behind it.
Dr. Abbot's description is based on a traveler landing on a
desert island and finding a watch lying on the ground keeping perfect
time. That watch did not evolve there. It was put there by a higher
The big bang cosmologists seem to have a much lower opinion of
God's capabilities :-)