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The Universe Is created by God not the Big Bang
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Stephan Langeveld
Feb 03, 2013
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Created By God


Rex Fitzhugh
Feb 06, 2013
4 convinced
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Rebuttal to: Katee Rarden Show

@ Katee

The worst thing one can do (inside of discourse) is assert what they know without evidence.

How is it a fact that God created the universe? Secondly, how do you know there isn't life on other planets? are you going to propose that God told you?

I recommend suspending your beliefs (momentarily) and asking yourself "Does anything I say make sense?"

 
Chloe Burdette
Feb 13, 2013
4 convinced
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The universe is created by god. The Big Bang could have been God in the working. You never know

 

Feb 09, 2013
1 convinced
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Rebuttal to: Katee Rarden Show

What are you going on about! Who are you to say there is no life on any other planet? Have you seen the size of the Universe? Are you realyl that nieve and arrogant to think that we are the only living things in the whole Univere.

 
Fady Samy
Feb 04, 2013
0 convinced
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This question needs clarification and I believe there is a serious miscomprehension of the facts when such questions are asked. The presence of God does not preclude the occurance of the big bang, and the big bang does not mean God could not have existed.

However, in answer to the ACTUAL question, the big bang is not only the best, but a very good and well-evidenced explanation of the beginning of the world, and is confirmed by the observation of scientific phenomena such as Red Shift.

Having said that, the key question that must be asked is how the big bang actually arose? The big bang is bound by natural laws, who implemented those laws? The theory involves the expansion of the universe from a single molecule - where did this molecule come from?

To say it is a God with the kind of characteristics that the classic theistic religions attribute to it would be a mistake in my opinion, but the one conclusion that must be made is that the big bang is not in fact a sufficient explanation in isolation.

 
Kaleb Jefferson
Feb 12, 2013
0 convinced
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perhaps that the big bang and god go hand in hand god being the catalyst in the rapid heating and expansion of the speck. Then he oversaw the creation of planets and stars, then he left for a while, it says in the bible "The earth was without shape" so god returned and killed the dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures, then he handles the rest of the creation as the bible says.

 
Jordan Elliott
Feb 15, 2013
0 convinced
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God made the earth and the universe. Big bangs destroy things not make amazing and beautiful thing the earth and humans

 
Shepherd Fnf Nyoni
Feb 19, 2013
0 convinced
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jus because you have no evidence that God does exist doesnt mean you have evidence that he doesnt exist

 
Satish Kumar
Mar 06, 2013
0 convinced
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Rebuttal to: Edward Fowler Show

oh gosh! wat the sh*t!its enoogh! big bang created us?ryt?i just dont know where 2 answer.but i hv many doubts! newton saw the apple fall so he gave us the theory of gravitation.thanks 2 him.but thn what?wat u is attracting n whom? n why?there is a bull sh*t every where.i can go on n on!universe is expanding?ryt?it is.but how?wat energieis occur?its easy 2 give formula abt everything.but how is space is expanding? stephin hawkins is the the biggest bluff.he is just a child tryig 2 fool all of u.call me on +90502133010.



 
Satish Kumar
Mar 06, 2013
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Rebuttal to: Edward Fowler Show

oh gosh! wat the sh*t!its enoogh! big bang created us?ryt?i just dont know where 2 answer.but i hv many doubts! newton saw the apple fall so he gave us the theory of gravitation.thanks 2 him.but thn what?wat u is attracting n whom? n why?there is a bull sh*t every where.i can go on n on!universe is expanding?ryt?it is.but how?wat energieis occur?its easy 2 give formula abt everything.but how is space is expanding? stephin hawkins is the the biggest bluff.he is just a child tryig 2 fool all of u.call me on +90502133010.



 
Ras Russell
Mar 07, 2013
0 convinced
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The Beginning
1In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. 2The earth didn't have any shape. And it was empty. Darkness was over the surface of the ocean. At that time, the ocean covered the earth. The Spirit of God was hovering over the waters.
3God said, "Let there be light." And there was light. 4God saw that the light was good. He separated the light from the darkness. 5God called the light "day." He called the darkness "night." There was evening, and there was morning. It was day one.
6God said, "Let there be a huge space between the waters. Let it separate water from water." 7And that's exactly what happened. God made the huge space between the waters. He separated the water that was under the space from the water that was above it. 8God called the huge space "sky." There was evening, and there was morning. It was day two.
9God said, "Let the water under the sky be gathered into one place. Let dry ground appear." And that's exactly what happened. 10God called the dry ground "land." He called the waters that were gathered together "oceans." And God saw that it was good. 11Then God said, "Let the land produce plants. Let them bear their own seeds. And let there be trees on the land that bear fruit with seeds in it. Let each kind of plant or tree have its own kind of seeds." And that's exactly what happened. 12The land produced plants. Each kind of plant had its own kind of seeds. The land produced trees that bore fruit with seeds in it. Each kind of tree had its own kind of seeds.
God saw that it was good. 13And there was evening, and there was morning. It was day three.
14God said, "Let there be lights in the huge space of the sky. Let them separate the day from the night. Let them serve as signs to mark off the seasons and the days and the years. 15Let them serve as lights in the huge space of the sky to give light on the earth." And that's exactly what happened. 16God made two great lights. He made the larger light to rule over the day. He made the smaller light to rule over the night. He also made the stars. 17God put the lights in the huge space of the sky to give light on the earth. 18He put them there to rule over the day and the night. He put them there to separate light from darkness.
God saw that it was good. 19And there was evening, and there was morning. It was day four.
20God said, "Let the waters be filled with living things. Let birds fly above the earth across the huge space of the sky." 21So God created the great creatures of the ocean. He created every living and moving thing that fills the waters. He created all kinds of them. He created every kind of bird that flies. And God saw that it was good. 22God blessed them. He said, "Have little ones and increase your numbers. Fill the water in the oceans. Let there be more and more birds on the earth." 23There was evening, and there was morning. It was day five.
24God said, "Let the land produce all kinds of living creatures. Let there be livestock, and creatures that move along the ground, and wild animals. Let there be all kinds of them." And that's exactly what happened. 25God made all kinds of wild animals. He made all kinds of livestock. He made all kinds of creatures that move along the ground. And God saw that it was good. 26Then God said, "Let us make man in our likeness. Let them rule over the fish in the waters and the birds of the air. Let them rule over the livestock and over the whole earth. Let them rule over all of the creatures that move along the ground."
27So God created man in his own likeness.
He created him in the likeness of God.
He created them as male and female.
28God blessed them. He said to them, "Have children and increase your numbers. Fill the earth and bring it under your control. Rule over the fish in the waters and the birds of the air. Rule over every living creature that moves on the ground." 29Then God said, "I am giving you every plant on the face of the whole earth that bears its own seeds. I am giving you every tree that has fruit with seeds in it. All of them will be given to you for food. 30"I am giving every green plant to all of the land animals and the birds of the air for food. I am also giving the plants to all of the creatures that move on the ground. I am giving them to every living thing that breathes." And that's exactly what happened. 31God saw everything he had made. And it was very good. There was evening, and there was morning. It was day six.1So the heavens and the earth and everything in them were completed.
2By the seventh day God had finished the work he had been doing. So on the seventh day he rested from all of his work. 3God blessed the seventh day and made it holy. He rested on it. After he had created everything, he rested from all of the work he had done.

 
Tahseen Dar
Mar 17, 2013
0 convinced
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Science isn't even fully complete yet. Their are so many unanswered questions and theories (not facts). Even misconceptions like light is the fast-est, where as the light cannot escape a black hole... wouldn't that make a black hole traveling faster than anything. Also their are few scientist whose theories have been accepted compared to more of the theories by other scientist from the past that have been proven wrong and as we advance through time we'll discover new things that will prove that our current notions are wrong. Unless you have answer to every single question, don't try and convince me otherwise. Where as in religion some notions coincide with modern science theories, how could someone thousands of years ago have known such things?????

 
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im sorry for bothering all of conradictory side,let me start with the defination refer to the prehistoric life...people on that time were called prehistorical human because it dont have language yet,,,so..there used to trust that there is a spirit thats called ananismne,,it evoluted and became a religion...so..that is why i assert this with no hesitation...!!

 
Keon Sohn
Mar 30, 2013
0 convinced
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Okay, let's just ask how did the universe begin? Some kind of matter and gases came together in such a dense ball that it eventually exploded creating this universe and Earth where life can exist. But let's just back up a bit there, where did the gases and the matter come from? Can something come from nothing? No, there has to be an infinite being (no beginning, no end) that created those things, otherwise it doesn't make sense. Matter just does not pop up out of no-where to create this immense universe! There has to be something or someone that us as humans cannot comprehend to understand how this universe came to be. We just have to accept that there is something greater than everything in this universe and that "something" is God. This universe is unlimited, science is limited. Science only goes as far as fact does. God is unlimited, He is infinite, therefore only He could have made the universe.

 
Nero Saragosa
Nov 16, 2013
0 convinced
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Rebuttal to: Satish Kumar Show

"God doesn't exist, I'm sure about it". . well, if your so sure, then prove it!

 
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Created by the Big Bang


Ash Murley
Feb 05, 2013
4 convinced
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Rebuttal to: Fady Samy Show

The answer to your key question requires a few definitions of some terms you used in your argument. I will provide my own definitions to support my argument but I am interested to see your definitions as well.
Firstly, you mention that this debate should not consider god "with the kind of characteristics that the classic theistic religions attribute to it." Then, what, exactly is your definition of God? This is a vitally important term for this debate because one theory you imply is that "God" may have had something to do with the formation of the big bang. Please clarify this definition in your rebuttal.
For the sake of my argument, I will use dictionary.com, which defines "god" as "the one Supreme Being, the creator and ruler of the universe".
Ok, so if we say God created the universe by somehow bringing about the big bang, then someone would want proof of that, which, at least in this day and age, is impossible.
Fair enough, we can't prove that god didn't create the universe, but at least we can't disprove it either. In other words, we use the word "God" to basically define a concept to explain that we have absolutely no idea exactly how the big bang came about.
If you think about it, this isn't exactly the first time human beings have used "God" to explain ideas and concepts they didn't understand. Historically, every concept, proof and theory that eventually was discovered replaced the notion of "God" in its specific area. However, the word God still perseveres in our language because ultimately, human beings need to define a way to look at the unknown, and a way to conceptualize it in our minds. So my rebuttal to your argument would be this: To say that "God" created the universe by forming the big bang is simply a delaying tactic until someone, somewhere eventually finds an explanation and proves it. It is a time honored notion with an endless cycle.

 
akulakhan
Feb 05, 2013
2 convinced
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The universe is the expansion of time and space and quantum reality from a point. There is no before this point because at that rate it is before time.

 
Katee Rarden
Feb 06, 2013
2 convinced
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God created the Heavens and the earth that's a simple fact. Just because you say its not means nothing. For example, how did we get here? Yeah most say the earth was formed from the big bang. But explain how there is life on earth when there is no life on other planets. The only answer is God himself.

 
Amanda Suzuki
Feb 24, 2013
2 convinced
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Rebuttal to: Jordan Elliott Show

Your statement that "big bangs destroy things"[sic] clearly shows that you do not understand what the Big Bang actually was. The big bang was not an explosion, rather a rapid expansion from a point. The universe is still expanding to this day, as shown by the discovery of redshifting galaxies. Scientists have also discovered Cosmic background radiation, which is composed of microwaves that have been thought to be left from the initial expansion.

However, this question is badly worded and as stated before, perhaps your God created the Big Bang and therefore the question for this debate would make no sense.

I personally believe that the Big Bang created the universe, and I'm not going to discount the argument that God could be behind the Big Bang because of a lack of evidence- however I believe that the Big Bang occurred because we have evidence for it; rather than no evidence for God creating one out of nothing.

EDIT: Replying to Katee Rarden, other planets have been discovered to have conditions similar to the early Earth; they may be able to host life. Planets and moons such as Europa have already been suspected of harbouring life; just simple micro-organisms, but ones that could evolve into more complex life forms. All life on this Earth is thought to be evolved from basic micro-organisms, so the idea of a designing God is doubted.

 
Satish Kumar
Mar 01, 2013
2 convinced
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god didnt created universe neither did big bang! there r contradictations 4 both assumptions or wat ever u call them.this debate can go on n on. but god doesnt exists i m sure abt it!


 
Rex Fitzhugh
Feb 13, 2013
1 convinced
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Rebuttal to: Kaleb Jefferson Show

Perhaps we should stop inserting ancient myths into our every observation. A good way to do this is to use the word "Zeus" instead of "God" and see if it sounds utterly retarded.

 
Nada Surf
Feb 13, 2013
1 convinced
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I don't think you have to believe one or the other. I have personally met christian's who simply think the big bang is how god created the universe. I have also met atheist who believe that we don't have the ability to know how the universe began. I know science has some theories that are much more plausible than the theory that god created something from nothing.

 
Ben Warwick
Feb 15, 2013
1 convinced
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Rebuttal to: Jordan Elliott Show

There is a contradiction in your statement as big bangs do not destroy or create completely more they transition things from one state to another. The Big Bang is actually a misdemeanour as it was rapid expansion rather than a bang as it was not expanding into anything for it to transfer the energy from that expansion into.

 
Matthew Haugabrook
Feb 20, 2013
1 convinced
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Rebuttal to: Shepherd Fnf Nyoni Show

Sure, absence of evidence isn't evidence of absence...but...it's a pretty good indicator.

 
Micheal Stratus
Feb 21, 2013
1 convinced
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Rebuttal to: Jordan Elliott Show

Not necessarily, how do you know God didn't use the big bang to create the universe. How do you know god didn't create evolution as a permanent tool for creating new life through gradual change and adaptation. Aren't both those things amazing and beautiful in a sophisticated way. Be open-minded.

 
Satish Kumar
Feb 26, 2013
1 convinced
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evrerything is created,thn who created god?

 
John Torres
Feb 26, 2013
1 convinced
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Rebuttal to: Rex Fitzhugh Show

What evidence do you have to believe that there is other life on another planet? Why would any Logical thinking person believe there is life on another planet , where there hasn't been a single sign whatsoever to even take that position.

 
Edward Fowler
Mar 02, 2013
1 convinced
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now i am atheist but this doesn't affect what i think, i do think that the big bang created the universe and our galaxy and if the bibal says that god created the earth, then there's thousands of millions of galaxy's full of billions of stars then how come we are the only planet with life ill answer.
were not because NASA found planets that look like the earth and could possibly have life and we fund life on mars cellular life

 
Matthew Haugabrook
Mar 09, 2013
1 convinced
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Rebuttal to: Ras Russell Show

"Let there be lights in the huge space of the sky. Let them separate the day from the night. Let them serve as signs to mark off the seasons and the days and the years. 15Let them serve as lights in the huge space of the sky to give light on the earth.\" And that\'s exactly what happened. 16God made two great lights. He made the larger light to rule over the day. He made the smaller light to rule over the night."

One light is a burning ball of hydrogen and helium, the other light is a reflection of the former.

And wtf do the first two sentences mean? How is the earth "created" yet "doesn't have shape?"

 
James Caffrey
Mar 13, 2013
1 convinced
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The only logical explanation for the creation of the universe is by the Big Bang. The evidence is very clear that the universe was created in a spontaneous explosion and is still growing. Anyone who is willing to turn down the evidence towards this theory is obviously way too religiously centered and is not opening their minds to the possibilities.

 
1 convinced
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hallo god could've created the big bang


 


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