Re: Big Bang: How widely accepted?

Andrew Cooke (
28 Aug 1995 13:13:37 GMT

what would you say if we found conclusive evidence that the
big-bang model was incorrect?

i didn't realise that people had made attempts to experimentally
disprove the norse legends (from within the culture that

or is it not a creation myth in that sense?


p.s. do you think that to understand the norse myths you need to
understand either the language they were told in, or at least have
a good translation?

i presume that people who study the anthropology of physics
understand the language used - mathematics. is that the case
here? i wouldn't presume to post statements to sci.anthropology
saying that some model used in anthropology was a myth unless
i had a reasonable understanding of the subject.

p.p.s. on a similar subject, i was supposed to be reading a
book by someone who argued that theory and observation were
inseparable. i think he died recently. does that ring a
bell with anyone? if so, please could you email me his name?
thanks - the work seemed interesting, but i forgot the name...

In article <>,
Robert Roosen <> wrote:
> Cosmology in the anthropological sense is the creation myth that
>a society promotes.
> For instance, in the Norse legends, two brothers killed the frost
>giant and built the earth out of his body.
> The Big Bang cosmology is the creation myth of the
>Military/Industrial Complex.

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