Original post July 12, 2019. Nothing unusual? Isnt’t the scientific method based upon systematic observation? What observations has this or any other scientists made that would lead them to the conclusion that there is nothing unusual about planet earth? Has anyone ever made enough observations to conclude it is the usual?
My Musings – Carl Sagan wrote, “There is nothing unusual about the earth. It’s an average, unassuming rock that’s spinning mindlessly around an unremarkable star in a run-of-the-mill galaxy – ‘a lonely speck in the great enveloping cosmic dark.'” Yet on this “unassuming rock” in this “great enveloping cosmic dark” God placed the crown-jewel of His creation – Man. We know (Carl Sagan notwithstanding) this, because of all His creation only man was made in His image.
All of the other “work[s] of [His] fingers” are beyond our comprehension, because our finite minds cannot comprehend the infinite. And yet “these are but the outer fringe of his works; how faint the whisper we hear of him! Who then can understand the thunder of his power?” (Job 26:14, NIV 1984). Who indeed? Incomprehensible to us, yet still “how faint the whisperwe hear of Him!” …
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