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Unformatted text preview: a better, more knowledgeable, or more powerful being than we are: Granted, the purposes of God are the purposes of a powerful and important being (as compared to us). However, it is difficult to see why that suffices for those purposes to ground our existence in meaning. Could the purposes of scientists so give meaning to artificially created short- lived animal life they maintained in a controlled laboratory environment? The scientists, creators of the animals’ universe and life, would be as gods to them. Yet it would be unbearably poignant if the most intelligent animal, in a leap of intuition, did its equivalent of worshipping the absent scientist […]. (229- 30) Answer 3: ___________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________...
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