You gotta go over to 4simpsons real quick and scan down the front page looking for Neil's "multiverse" post, or google it if it has already rolled off. I don't want to trigger his paranoia with too many links but this is amazing!
Neil actually thinks that the multi-verse theories were proposed to counter Intelligent Design Theory.
Um. The Multiverse Theory pre-dates the Intelligent Design political movement.
The Multiverse theory is described by mathematics. The Intelligent Design political movement cannot be described according to any coherent organizational model.
But theoretical Physicists are just scrambling to scratch up something to answer Intelligent Design with.
Uh huh. Whatever helps you sleep at night, Neil baby.
But I'd like to point out that the only way that the Multi-verse theories could have been created to respond to Intelligent Design is if the scientists developed them after 1992 (When ID was created) and then went back in time a significant amount, and then introduced a progressive series of theoretical models beginning with when the term was coined in the late 1800.
Of course, the only way that time travel would be even remotely possible is if one of the multiple universe theories were true... (since going back in time and changing events would create another alternate universe, and an alternate time-line).
And furthermore, why are we to believe that scientists are desperately flailing around to discount the arguments of ID proponents when ID proponents seem to have to be always making statements like this?:
[Update] about not provoking his paranoia: Too late. Neil is already Jonseing on how persecuted he is that people disagree with him and find his lunacy entertaining. He only listed three people this time. Usually he goes on much longer about how important an Godly he must be because people disagree with him.