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Quentin Smith on Existing for No Reason At All

"Atheism, Theism and Big Bang Cosmology" in the Australasian Journal of Philosophy, March 1991 (Volume 69, No. 1), pp. 48-66.

[This world] exists nonnecessarily, improbably, and causelessly. It exists for absolutely no reason at all. It is inexplicably and stunningly actual … The impact of this captivated realization upon me is overwhelming. I am completely stunned. I take a few dazed steps in the dark meadow, and fall among the flowers. I lie stupefied, whirling without comprehension in this world through numberless worlds other than this one.