John D. Barrow Quotes.
Some things are as they are regardless of what they were.
One would normally define a “religion” as a system of ideas that contain statements that cannot be logically or observationally demonstrated… GГ¶dels theorem not only demonstrates that meathematics is a religion, but shows that mathematics is the only religion that proves itself to be one!
History is full of people who thought they were right — absolutely right, completely right, without a shadow of a doubt. And because history never seems like history when you are living through it, it is tempting for us to think the same.
There was no “before” the beginning of our universe, because once upon a time there was no time.
There are only certain intervals of time when life of any sort is possible in an expanding universe and we can practise astronomy only during that habitable time interval in cosmic history.
Apparently, a great deal of dark, unseen material exists, whose gravitational pull is responsible for the motions of the stars and galaxies that we see.
What cannot be known is more revealing than what can.
We can predict the present without having to know everything about the past.
Once upon a time when there was no time.
There is no reason that the universe should be designed for our convenience.
When we try to observe things that are very small, the act of observation itself will significantly disturb the state we are seeking to measure.
Once upon a time there was no Time.
There was no ‘before’ the beginning of our universe, because once upon a time there was no time.