An impact wrench is a fine tool for changing brake pads or tires. But it’s completely useless when searching for scientific evidence of God. For that job you need a Large Hadron Collider. Right? (The right tool for the job and all that.)
The recent experimental confirmation of the existence of the Higgs Boson and Higgs Field comprises a major milestone in mankind’s understanding of the universe. After 50 years of mind-numbing, abstract theoretical research, theologians and scientists are lining up to interpret the data. But not everyone is coming to the same conclusion.
Finding the Higgs Boson doesn’t prove the existence of God. On that theologians and scientists are in complete agreement. But some of them are as far apart on their interpretations as the tools they use. Continue reading