Thinking about Einstein’s theory and how it seems to apply to the visible universe rather nicely in so many ways. In a sense it may help us define the “ordering directive” or at least come to a fundamental grasp of what it “does”.
E=mc2 has a certian elegance in it’s simplicity. Energy equals mass times the speed of light squared seems to describe the way matter and energy operate. But, it falls on it’s face when dealing with living things. Living things and in particular, people, exhibit design, elegance and gentle nurture and care at an individual level that completely explodes Einstien’s “relativity”.
I suspect that the Creator’s “ordering directives” as i am trying to understand them, for such “simple” living things as, let’s say a “snail” that’s is cleaning algae from the glass of a child’s goldfish bowl somewhere, ripple throughout the entire universe and bring it to bear on all the matter in the snail’s proximity throughout it’s entire life, and time infinitim. That is, the universe brings conformation to any directive given it by it’s designer and sustainer.
I further suspect that this may help explain the enigma behind the phenomena refered to as, “quanta”. As useful as atomic theory may be, sub-atomic “particles” don’t behave in a completely predictable fashion. They aren’t like simple little marbles spinning around each other. They wobble and vibrate and bounce around in all sort of odd ways which are collectively called, “quanta”. These quanta are in some ways predictable as we can see in the operation of such devices as, cell phones, radios, and televisions to name a few. Electrons can be directed away from atoms and into the air and thru space. As these electrons are ejected from the antenna of a radio transmitter, they can be “modulated” to produce what are called, “radio waves”. The “intensity” can be modulated to produce an, “amplitude modulated”, or “AM” “signal”, or the rythym can be altered or “frequency modulated”, as with a “FM” signal.
But, modulating electron streams has a rather limited effect on living things. They primarily effect human thought patterns and may be used to inform, inspire or amuze us when carefully manipulated. Today, we have nearly entire generations that have been raised to the beat of electronic quanta. A scarey thought, and perhaps should be reviewed more carefully.
I suspect that “i suggest as a complete idiot and incompetent in my own right” quanta is the reflection of the grace of God.
If we were to “quantify” the awesome precision and balance in which the Allmighty handles the universe, as we see in the “balances in nature” or “ecology”, i might put it this way:
“wm=infinity < wG=1"
That is, the wisdom (w) of man in its totality or “infinity” is less then the wisdom of God, or more precisely, the Creator of all (G) in it’s tiniest element, or 1. To put it more elegantly, i will quote the Bible writer, “The foolishness of God is greater then the wisdom of men.”
Science falls squarely on its face as we deal with the more complex quanta. There are so many unpredictable relationships among “particles” which effect everything around us and even ourselves. Are these in some ways the “ripplings” caused by the milleau of “command directives” being played out throughout the universe? Is that how Jesus could honestly declare, “I am alpha and omega, the beginning and the end.”
Jesus was the wisdom of God deliberately humbled to a 1. Or as much as he needed to reduce it in order to make it possible to relate to us. But, even set at a 1, we are still completely blown away by His every word. Just as the men were literally knocked off their feet when they approached Him to arrest Him. All Jesus said was, “I am He” and the resonation of that within their proximity was too much for them to maintain their balance. All he had to say was, “be still” and the a raging storm on the sea of Gallilea halted and the intensity and suddenness of the calm alarmed Jesus’ disciples.
We crucified Him because of fear. Fear that our foolishness might come to light. Our hatred and selfishness might be revealed by the One who put us here. It was a cruel effort to save face, a desperate attempt to maintain the illusion that we have of self-importance and greatness.
But, ending the Creator’s short period as a human being was also a “design directive” with a carefully planned objective. Like a “shot across the bow” of humanity to help us realize how selfish and deluded we have become. To put it more plainly and elegantly, “sinners in need of salvation”. And to think of it, all we need to do is dump or useless pride and acknowledge Jesus for who He IS! As the Bible writer so beautifully puts it, “beleive on the Lord Jesus Christ and you will be saved…”
That’s REALLY cool!