The face of the Earth has undergone very remarkable changes in the past half-century. It has changed almost beyond recognition. Rewind time to the 1950s. No mobile phones, no internet, no personal computers. All those things that are essential, or vital for our today’s daily life are missing. The world was devoid of all that we consider essential, and yet, people could live happily back then. Rewind to a millennium back. You will find even more necessary items missing. The most important is electricity. In those days, monarchy prevailed, not democracy. Yet people lived in towns and cities, cultivated food, and lived happily. A few more millennia back, you won’t find that too. Just some small groups of people living near their farms, which are usually located near rivers. (There was no Farmville back then!) No kings or countries, and of course, no wars.
Yes! I’m free. But I’ve to go find her. It’s not just because I want her, it’s because I deserve her! —
I’m not gonna lose. I’ve to win this race. — Yes! There she is, waiting for me — No!
The others are gaining on me. I can’t lose. This is my sole chance. – Just one leap and she is all mine.
Hello readers, Thanks for the reply for earlier posts, Now we are going to start a new discussion regarding the “Creation of Universe” . Among you there may be several peoples with different views regarding the starting of universe, One thing is sure that universe was created as we are living here, but How was it created?
Some says that It was created as a gradual process by itself, some says it was spontaneously created, and many other views also. But It’s not possible all to be true, anyway there’s a true story! , Here we are discussing all these views, If you have any different views you all are always welcome to write
A great lot of theories have been proposed on the creation or just the beginning of Universe. I too have also thought a lot about it. You also would have had so many thoughts about this.
A creation myth is a is a supernatural story or explanation that describes the beginnings of universe.
How did this vast universe, always expanding, with a great equilibrium come into being. There are many myths on it. And also many beliefs.
The theory of materialism holds that the only thing that exists is matter; that all things are composed of material and all phenomena (including consciousness) are the result of material interactions. In other words, matter is the only substance. And they say that universe was created on its own and no one has a control over it.
Materialism can no longer claim to be a scientific philosophy.It was just a 19th century fallacy . But still there are many believers for it. Marxism believes in this and many secularists of Turkey too. This theory has got many believers from Europe also.
Bede also called Saint Bede was Born around the time England was finally completely Christianized. Raised from age of seven in the abbey of Saints Peter and Paul at Wearmouth-Jarrow, and lived there the rest of his life.He was known as the most learned man of his day, and his writings started the idea of dating this era from the incarnation of Christ.
The central theme of his work “Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum” is of the Church using the power of its spiritual, doctrinal, and cultural unity to stamp out violence and barbarism. In 1899, Bede was made a “Doctor of the Church” by Leo XIII.
He was a learned man. But about the date he proposed i dont agree.I dont know how he calculated such an accurate date.
A view from Bible
According to Bible the whole Universe, all galaxies, earth, all the creatures, all other things in this world and heaven was created in six days by the God. And on the seventh day he took rest. In Genesis -1 The whole creation is described. A small excerpt from it.
1 First God made heaven & earth 2 The earth was without form and void, and darkness was upon the face of the deep; and the Spirit of God was moving over the face of the waters. 3 And God said, “Let there be light”; and there was light. 4 And God saw that the light was good; and God separated the light from the darkness. 5 God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And there was evening and there was morning, one day. 6 And God said, “Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it separate the waters from the waters.” 7 And God made the firmament and separated the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament. And it was so. 8 And God called the firmament Heaven. And there was evening and there was morning
This was the first day of creation and the remaining days are also described there. And on the fifth day
26 Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness; and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the birds of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creeps upon the earth.” 27 So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.28 And God blessed them, and God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth and subdue it; and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the air and over every living thing that moves upon the earth.” 2
And Adam was the first man on Earth.From him till Abraham 20 generations. And as seen from the Book of Mathew “So all the generations from Abraham to David are fourteen generations; and from David until the carrying away into Babylon are fourteen generations; and from the carrying away into Babylon unto Christ are fourteen generations.” . So it says in total 62 generations between Adam and Jesus(Messiah).
We have proof that the life of men were much longer than the present and Noah worked for almost 950 years in his life. So that with such a long lifespan and 62 generations i think the correct date will be much more earlier than that proposed by Saint Bede.
The 40 Century BC is considered by some Christians who adhere to Young Earth Creationism to be the beginning of primeval human civilization.
Big Bang Theory
According to the Bigbang theory our universe came into existence about 15 billion years ago in a violent explosion. Quantum effects like quantum fluctuation caused the generation of energy from almost nothing. The energy was spread uniformly and due to uncertainty and other effects the uniformity was broken and emerged the anisotropies. These anisotropies during inflation period expanded into galactic sizes. While the universe was expanding it was cooling as well. This cooling has caused the formation of different particles. When the energy got sufficiently low, the particles like neutron and protons combined to make gases. These gases due to anisotropies started to concentrate in some regions of universe giving rise to formation of galaxies and stars. This theory is supported with many experimental evidences and mathematical formulations.
But still there is no answer for what was there before bigbang . And also many other flaws are also there for this theory. The big bang scenario speculates that the marvelously ordered universe randomly resulted from a gigantic explosion. Never in the history of human experience has a chaotic explosion been observed producing an intricate order that operates purposefully.
A view from Quran
Islamic Belief is much similar to the Christian belief but with some differences.
The picture of universe provided by the Big Bang Theory is fairly accurate according to the Islamic view of Creation .
We can find several references in the Quran regarding the creation of the universe, Allah begins by stating that the universe and planet Earth took six “days” to create (7:.54) ; similar to that seen in Bible , but here the “day”(Youm in Arabic) meas a period of time, It may be a thousand years, fifty thousand years or more, anyway he devides the total time of creation into 6 periods in which the creation of planets and the Earth took place in the last two periods of time(41:9).
As a brief all matter in the universe was compacted together in one place.Then GOD gave the command and it blew apart scattering molecules and gases in all directions.
The force of this initial explosion keeps the universe expanding. Then Space was filled with matter, anti-matter and gases which eventually combined into larger particles. These bits of matter eventually grew into asteroids, planets, stars and moons. Each object of inter-stellar space conformed to a set of physical laws which governed the trajectory of their orbits so a regular pattern of rotation could be seen. Stars ignited in a fury of radioactive fusion and gave off light and heat which brought warmth to those planets near them. Small moons were captured in the orbit of larger planets and came to have a regular orbit around them, often reflecting light from the sun. Finally, the planets themselves developed and formed in a variety of ways with fantastic geologic formations and movements both above and below the surface. , The planet Earth, in particular, cooled near its outer layers, forming a thin crust made up of plates that moved and grated against each other.
This allowed the Earth’s surface to constantly erase the damage caused by occasional asteroid impacts. But the colliding of the plates also had the side effect of raising tall mountains and exposing the geologic history of the planet. Escaping gases from the ground and water, warmed in the sunlight, eventually raised to a high altitude where they formed a protective layer. This Ozone Layer shielded out harmful radiation and ultraviolet rays from the sun.After a time, life was to appear .
Now a bit about the Hindu belief.
Hindu religion is dedicated to the idea that the cosmos itself undergoes an immense, indeed an infinite number of deaths and rebirths.The time scales are a bit different according to hindu belief.
Its cycles run from our ordinary day and night to a day and night of Brahma 8.64 billion years long.The belief is that the universe is but the dream of the God who after a 100 Brahma years or more dissolves himself into a dreamless sleep and the universe dissolves with him until after another Brahma century he starts again and begins again the next dream and the cycle continues.
There may be many such Universe with many Gods having there own dreams.
But this is more or less just like a dream.So it is never the truth . There is obviously a starting for the Universe and its never a dream of the God as it is real.
Moreover Hinduism is a mixture of many beliefs and many gods.
Some Other Local Myths About Creation
There are a lots of other myths about creations .Like Bakuba, Maasai, Mandinka,Voodoo,Mongol,Chinese,Greek and many other civilizations and cultures of different parts of world and different ages have their own views about creation.
So many stories. But truth is always far from all such beleifs.
A belief among the Koreans about the creation of humans is as follows.
According to Korean mythology the God who controlled the weather came down to the ground to spread harmony, peace and prosperity among the people. A tiger and a bear came to see him, asking the god to transform them into humans.
The god gave the animals garlic and mugwort and asked to go to a dark cave. The two must survive on the two plants and never see light for 100 days to become humans. The two tried, and for a while, they succeeded. However, the tiger could not bear the plants and dashed out for the sun and meat. Even though seeing Tiger leave so freely, the bear endured.
At last hundred days passed, and the bear turned into a beautiful woman. The god named her eung-nyeo,(bear-woman) and they married. Together they had a son, who was named Dan-goon. Dan-goon became the first Emperor of Korea, and he built the first nation of that particular peninsula.
This Sounds more like a just a fairy tale.So it is much far from the truth.
I have my own view. And i believe that God – the great architect created this vast Universe with much planning and utmost care and many great purposes too. He is eternal and and has all the control over everything. Whatever it be the date of creation or the way it was created i believe there is an Almighty God who is above everything.
So as i was searching for these different creations myths i found a great number of theories and other beliefs. I have listed a few which i found interesting and the major ideas. You readers will be having your own view . I am so interested to know about such ideas of yours.