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Good News! Based on their recent discoveries of thousands of
exoplanets, scientists now believe there are tens of trillions of
earth-like planets in our galaxy that have been in existence for
billions of years. After scanning the skies for sixty years with our
most powerful radio telescopes, we havenít detected a single
Marconi-like being on any of them.
Donít think we havenít tried.
Thatís really bad news for evolution, but great news for the rest
of us. The new data suggests that our lives might have meaning
after all. Although Darwin suggested that we are born only to
be forgotten, we now have good reason for examining alterna-
tive ideas. Random formation theories arenít working. Weíve
known for decades that wishing for ever-ascending coherence
from a cauldron of noise was the least likely occurrence in the
known universe. Now we can demonstrate this fact on a galactic
Recall that the first exhortation of Jesus recorded in the Markís
Gospel was to turn about and believe the good news. Jesus
also had this message for doubting Thomas:
Then saith he to Thomas, Reach hither thy finger, and behold
my hands; and reach hither thy hand, and thrust it into my side:
and be not faithless, but believing. And Thomas answered and
said unto him, My Lord and my God.
Itís time to follow the evidence.