The Universe: Eternal or no?

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    So Gunny, you believe in eternity? Eternal god, eternal damnation, eternal heaven?

    What in this world or the universe can you point to that proves 'eternalism'?
     
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    The answer to your question is both simple and complex. The belief itself is based on faith. There is nothing that proves eternalism.

    If the universe is infinite but not eternal, then where would it go?
     
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    There is nothing in the universe that is eternal. So I guess you're telling me that because of your faith you believe in eternalism, even though everything in the phenomenal world is impermanent.
     
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    I did not say anything in the universe was eternal. I said the universe itself. While everything in the universe might not be eternal, there is no more proof to substantiate the claim that it isn't than there is to substantiate that it is.
     
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    Actually, even science says the universe is eternal, matter and energy can NOT be destroyed nor created, thus it is forever here, just changing forms.
     
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    No wonder you are little more than a shrieking curmudgeon. Perhaps if you got laid once in awhile you wouldn't feel the need to relieve yourself by shoving poles up your ass.
     
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    That's what I said. I just trimmed it down.;)
     
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    :lol::lol::lol:
     
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    Actually, there is more to substantiate the universe is impermanent than eternal.

    Everything observable in our world is impermanent.

    This is actually a deep philosophical subject. It's silly of me to get into it on this thread.
     
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    No, a better phrase is what scientists use, it's NOT STATIC.
     

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