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Claim CE441:

The universe was supposedly formed in the big bang, but explosions do not produce order or information.


Big-Bang-Theory, 2002.


  1. The total entropy of the universe at the start of the big bang was minimal, perhaps almost zero. Because it was so compact, it had considerably more order than the universe we are in now. The complexity we observe around us today can be produced from the ultimate order of the hot but cooling gas of the big bang.

  2. The big bang was not an explosion. It was an expansion. Besides the fact that it got bigger over time, the big bang has almost nothing in common with an explosion.

  3. Explosions do produce some order amidst their other effects:

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