The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Quantum mechanics & the Creator

Physics points to a world in which relationships matter most

Suppose you had to choose between two worlds. In one, reliable physical laws are the same everywhere, ensuring that the universe is consistent and predictable.

In the other world, while we can predict many things, the behavior of the most fundamental building blocks of reality is up for grabs. For example, atoms can seem to be in more than one place at the same time — and there's no way to find out where they really are.

Which world seems preferable? Which seems more likely to be a world created by God?

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