On Mar 19, 2014, at 11:18 PM, Joe Niederberger <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> So, if you can emotionally get past his comparison of science to religion, the question remains: Are the laws of nature explainable in some way, or must we just take them as an unexplainable given?
Cool, ignoring all of that other stuff he said, the answer to the question is ?No?, at least not scientifically. The problem is frame of reference. Your argument would have to be based on the same order you are trying to prove the origin of. Can we prove the origin of chess, using just the rules of chess? Can we prove the origin of any logical system using just the rules of that system? All you can do in the system is prove that it works. Otherwise known as the Hansen principle of Just Is.:)