The universe was created from nothing

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Parent debateThis argument is used in the debate Does God exist?.
Argument againstThis argument is an objection to God is the first cause of the universe.
Keywords: Cosmological argument, First cause, God, Nothingness[ edit ].



“Because a law like gravitation exists, the Universe can and will spontaneously create itself out of nothing [...]. Spontaneous creation is the reason why there is something rather than nothing.”

Stephen Hawking, The Grand Design.


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Arguments againstObjections

  • Argument againstThose who speak of creating from nothing are playing with words
  • Argument againstThe idea of creation out of nothing is absurd

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