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The Universe is not Infinite: An Introduction to the Cosmological Argument

The Cosmological argument dates back to as early as Aristotle, however, it was developed through the centuries and was finally widely introduced into theology by Thomas Aquinas.   Dr William Lane Craig describes the argument in three points: Whatever begins to exist has a cause. The Universe began to exist. Therefore, the Universe has a cause. When going about explaining these three points to a classmate or stranger, often people will ask: "How do you know that the universe had a beginning?". Below are 4 points that prove the "finiteness" of the universe. It would not logically make sense. (example#1) It takes Mars almost double the days the earth takes to orbit the sun (let's just say double for simplicity). If the universe was infinite then the earth has orbited the sun an infinite number times, and mars has orbited the sun an infinite number times and although logically the earth should have double the amount of orbits, it would be equal to mars if the univer

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