One of the challenges that atheists
bring to those who believe in God is the challenge of multiverses.
In simple terms, the multiverse concept suggests that our universe is
only one of many universes. Why multiple universes? Everyone
realizes that the odds of such a complex universe as ours coming into
existence by chance are extremely small. Adding unknown multiple
universes increases the opportunities for chance to work. There are
many versions of multiverse theory, but the basic idea is that our
universe is just one of many, and that we exist because the conditions
here allow water-based, carbon-based life to exist. Many other
universes failed to achieve that success.
Who’s Afraid of the Multiverse?
by Jeffrey A. Zweerink, Reasons to Believe (www.reasons.org),
2008, 66 pages, $6.67 (paperback), ISBN-13: 978-1-886653-46-1
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