[Cross-posted at BCC. But it seems oddly Abrahamic, so here it is again.]
[I was just sitting here - thinking about where the fun speculations of 19th century Mormonism might lead, and this is what came out. Excuse its ragged form.]
Mormonism has a uniquely materialist bent. It posits that the material is necessary for complete happiness. That while the world is biphasic, physical and spiritual, both are material. Modern physics divides much of its attention between the very large (cosmology) and the very small (quantum phenomena). In the large, physics tells us of a universe whose center is everywhere and whose circumference is nowhere and yet expanding. That expansion is apparently going on forever, never to stop.
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