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Jeans, Sir James - The Mysterious Universe - The stage of life, why are we here?

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002977

Type of Spiritual Experience

Background

This is a ripost to those who believed only in a materialistic universe

 

A description of the experience

Sir James Jeans – The Mysterious Universe

Is this then all that life amounts to – to stumble almost by mistake into a universe which was clearly not designed for life and which to all appearances is either totally indifferent or definitely hostile to it, to stay clinging on to a fragment of a grain of sand until we are frozen off, to strut our tiny hour on our tiny stage with the knowledge that our aspirations are all doomed to final frustration and that our achievements must perish with our race, leaving the universe as though we had never been?

The source of the experience

Jeans, Sir James

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Grain
Theatre

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