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Arno Penzias on the Delicate Balance for Life

"Creation Is Supported by All the Data So Far" in Cosmos, Bios, Theos: Scientists Reflect on Science, God, and the Origins of the Universe, Life, and Homo Sapiens, Henry Margenau and Roy Abraham Varghese, eds. (Open Court Publishing: 1992), p. 83.

Astronomy leads us to a unique event, a universe which was created out of nothing, one with the very delicate balance needed to provide exactly the conditions required to permit life, and one which has an underlying (one might say ‘supernatural’) plan. Thus, the observations of modern science seem to lead to the same conclusions as centuries-old intuition.