Pointy eggs and whales (Evolution)

by David Turell @, Friday, September 14, 2018, 15:34 (87 days ago) @ GateKeeper

David: Note my bold in your comment. No dictionary I can find uses your definition of 'supernatural'.

su·per·nat·u·ral (so͞o′pər-năch′ər-əl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to existence outside the natural world.
2. Attributed to a power that seems to violate or go beyond natural forces.
3. Of or relating to a deity.
4. Of or relating to the immediate exercise of divine power; miraculous.
5. Of or relating to the miraculous.

https://www.thefreedictionary.com/Supernatural+phenomena

Supernatural is never natural in any way, now or in the future. There must be some cause to explain why there is anything or us existing.


GK: supernatural can only be natural to me. "outside of our natural world" is only means we don't understand it yet.

"seems to violate", well, it seems to violate our understanding because our understanding is limited. 'spooky action at a distance" and virtual particles are good examples. medical miracles are real-time examples of natural events being called "supernatural" as you are using the word.

But the biggie for me is that any event that takes place in this universe is following the rules of this universe. We just don't know what they are. Everything is "natural", meaning, all events follow the rules that this universe allow.

You view is quite clear. You think all the laws of nature are natural, but I see you don't wonder where they came from.


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