The Never-Ending Cycle of Cause and Effect

The Never-Ending Cycle of Cause and Effect :

There is no such thing as first or second, or as cause and effect. Humanity has constantly searched for the beginning of things asking questions such as WHICH CAME FIRST…THE CHICKEN OR THE EGG? They search for answers which are simply entangled in a never ending cycle of events. Belief before evidence or evidence before belief, it doesn't matter. Both compound a cycle where before belief there's evidence and before evidence there is belief and so on.

If the mind teaser about the chicken and the egg is traced back to its beginning, for example taking the generations and going back on time, there will come a point where the beginning of things will be put under observation. How did things begin? Scientists believe that our world began with the Big Bang, yet for the Big Bang to originate there must have been the Sun and the Universe itself. Then what was before the Universe? An atom? And before the atom? The word NOTHING is a common answer to these questions, supposedly ending the infinite quest for knowledge. Yet before the nothing, there must have been something else, maybe more nothingness…who knows? The fact simply is that humanity doesn't know what came first and have thrive to come up with answers which range from the scientific point of view to the religious.

The religious answers, which are completely based on belief, used to be entirely accepted by people, but as science began to flourish, scientific answers, which use logic and reasoning, became the primary source for belief. Now days it is important to have evidence in order to believe. Yet when scientists discover new things, do they just find the evidence? Or they believe that something is there and begin their quest to find it? Again, be it one way or the other, it doesn't matter. Let's take for example that the scientist believed that something was there, his/her belief must have been based on evidence. How else then could they have thought about it? Yet that evidence in return, before being discovered, was based on belief and so on.

It is all a cycle indeed. One cannot say which came first. The beginning of things will always be an unknown if humanity keeps searching for it. There is no beginning. The cycle causes effects which in return cause causes which cause effects. In a family where there is constant fighting, problems are the results of other problems and so on. One would have to trace all the way back to see what or who was guilty from the beginning. The same applies to the search for the beginning of times.

In order to stop the fighting one would have to stop the cycle. Everyone in the family would have to forget passed events and start all over, from the beginning. Yet because no such thing as completely forgetting exists, someone would again do a misdeed that would spark the fighting chain. The world is a sphere which rotates without stopping. Once it stops, the cycle of never ending cause and effect keeps on going. As a new begging takes place, the cycle would be rotating. It would be the same cycle, not a different one. The destruction of our world would indeed cause the beginning of another. If the present world had never been destroyed then the new one would never have been formed.

A counter argument to the idea of a never ending cycle would easily be disregarded. One can say that the cycle must have been put into motion by a force as objects on earth are given a force to begin their motion. Yet that cycle would not be the same one. The never-ending cycle of cause and effect, of belief or evidence, of first and second, goes beyond all parameters. It is the cycle itself which causes everything. It would be the cycle which would cause the force to put a smaller cycle into motion. The cycle is an entity in itself. It has always been and will always be. Therefore, belief or evidence, are the result of one another. One caused the other which in return caused the other. Both are part of the cycle and will remain as part of it forever.

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