I. What is Reality? Can physics provide some of the answers toquestions that had longbeen fruitlessly argued by the sages of philosophy? What is the ultimateorigin and nature of reality? Is there a purpose? The new physics isfinally probing those fundamental questions about reality, providing apossible means to find the answers to these philosophical questions. Butflaws in the materialistic paradigms of physics
have appeared in recent years.Where science has failed most has been its inability to cope with the questions of mind, will andconsciousness.As the twentieth century unfolded, discoveries in relativity and quantum physics electrifiedthe world. These discoveries excited imaginations and changed our notions of our place in theuniverse. Such discoveries also displaced and reduced man’s self-image. Most people followed theevolution theories, and left them, already suffering from their remoteness of God, with no place for God in the emptiness of space, no place for Him to be and no role for Him to play.
II. What Is The First Cause Of The Universe?
Although every creation musthave a creator, God is the Creator but not the Cause of the universe. A cause implies a dependencywith its effects. Since God is unchangeable God cannot be a cause. As Baha'u'llah explains, it is the"Word of God which is the Cause of the entire creation, while all else besides His Word are but thecreatures and the effects thereof."(Tablets, p 140)Baha’u’llah said that “Once in an age the Mighty God sent a Soul to earth endowed with the power of the Great Ether and that such a Soul had all power and was able to do anything.”
III. What Is The Reality Of Ether? In
1887, physicists Michelson and Morley triedto measure the difference in the speed of light while the point of measurement moved towards the sunin the morning as well as away from the sun in the evening. This experiment assumed that if space