Does the Universe have a purpose?

Each month the John Templeton Foundation (I have blogged about this foundation before) hosts an online exchange on a various illuminating questions . This month question was, Does the Universe Have a Purpose?

Out of 11 leading scientists and scholars; 6 said YES, 3 said NO, 1 NOT SURE, and 1 PERHAPS.

What you say?

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