wasted all those years believing a god had created the universe when I now consider the wonders of the universe
Fa 1962: why consider it a waste, it was your life, hopefully well lived. now,
these wonders of the universe have been developing for 13.8 billion years, our planet only since 4.5,, so, just because the bigger machines, higher telescopes show us how delicate and immense the whole thing really is, does not mean that suddenly the possible maker of it all does not exist or matters any more. just because we know now how it works, does not mean it was not work in the first place. yes,
the scientist deserve credit for their discoveries, but more credit / respect is due for the possible one that made it ready to be discovered in the first place. btw,
the term "big bang" was meant to be a joke when is was coined. instead,
do not take the "first light " question lightly.