Here is a common situation: You are arguing with a creationist about the origin of all the processes in the universe being based on the laws of nature, and then they come up with the strange question: “And who created the laws of nature?” Who told physics to act in certain ways?
The real answer is that the very essence of a “law of nature” is that it always applies. Furthermore, there is no scientific necessity for any “origins” for the laws of nature (except perhaps by our limited thinking), and if there are any – we have no evidence for it.
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Instead of trying to answer your discussion partner, why not letting some religious websites do they work? We can take that “language laundering” they use to answer the “Who created God” question, and adapt the text a little. So here goes:
The laws of nature are primordial. They are the origin of the laws of nature. The laws of nature are not subject to any law we know outside the natural word. Had they been subjected so – they would not have been the laws of nature. Only material things (with shape and size etc.) need some source to create them, because they are material. But the laws of nature, which created this vast universe and control it, are certainly not “material”. They are “laws” – beyond nature itself, and of course we cannot completely grasp their essence, as we are only limited material creatures inside the universe, subjected to the same laws.
Why can’t one ask the “origin” question about the laws of nature? The simplest answer would be: Because the laws of nature have no shape. Had they carried a body or shape – they would have been limited, and then one should have asked “what’s their origin”. Since the laws of nature have no body, shape or size, therefore they do not require a creator to limit them. Since they are not material and have no boundaries, they are infinite – in the sense that they are not limited to specific time and place, so they don’t change. They have no beginning as they have no end, and do not require a creator to create them at a specific point of time or limit them.