On October 8th, 2009, the Worldview 2 was launched to accompany Worldview 1 as an optical satellite to take observations of our world. Ironically on our Earth, there are only two ultimate worldviews that a human being can possibly have about God.
Soren Kierkegaard, the Danish philosopher, said there is a fallacy in an “either/or” arguement by reducing options to only two when there could very well be more. However, he was wrong in the worldview about God because either God exists or He does not. There is no third option.
Since your worldview is the framework with which you look at the world around you, the question of the existence of God controls your life and it ultimately influences everything you do, think, say, and believe.
If God exists, a person will think “theocentric” and God is the center of the universe. If God does not exists, then a person will think “anthropocentric” and man will be at the center of the universe. However, there is an inconsistency in an atheist’s view of no God, because if man’s creation is a cosmic accident and if there is nothing before or after this life, then the actual life of a person must be meaningless as well. How can man be at the center of a universe if man’s existence is meaningless and futile. There can not be chance and meaningless along with significance and importance.
Only with a worldview of God being at the center of everything gives a human being meaning and importance. And out of this we have truth, ethics, and moral right and wrong.
I think most people (not in a padded white cell) would agree that Hitler killing over 6 million Jews was morally wrong. And I would think that most logical people would believe that rape is wrong as well. If there is no God, if the atheist is truly right, then they must come to the conclusion that Fyodor Dostoyevsky came to. He said if there is no God, then all things are permissible. Rape, murder, extortion, stealing…are all fine because there is no such thing as evil and everything must be permissible. And a worldview without God ultimately ends in despair and what Nietzsche stated as nothingness (das nicht).
Those that have a Godless worldview, have ultimately “exchanged the truth of God for a lie, and worshipped and served created things rather than the Creator” (Romans 1:25).
“For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities – His eternal power and divine nature – have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that men are without excuse.” (Romans 1:20)
Those who have an atheistic worldview have all the evidence in the world that God exists and they know He exists. They just deny the God that does exist because He is holy and they are not. And they do not want to be accountable for their own actions, however as Paul said above, all mankind are without excuse.
God does exist, but not because I want my existence to have meaning. God exists because He has made Himself clearly seen and manifest to each one of us. Having meaning and importance is just the result of having a God who has created us in His image and loved each one of us enough to send His only Son on this Earth to pay the penalty of our sins.
So as the Worldview 2 orbits 770 km above our Earth, make sure you know where your worldview lies – either with God or without. It will surely change the orbit of your life.