So did God cause the big bang? Overcome by metaphysical lassitude, I finally reach over to my bookshelf for The Devil's Bible. Turning to Genesis I read: "In the beginning there was nothing. And God said, 'Let there be light!' And there was still nothing, but now you could see it."
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