Materialists share a tendency to want to degrade human beings and our place in the cosmos.
In the situation he describes, it would be a very complacent and foolish detective who took the circumstances as simply natural and failed to ask how they got to be that way.
Recently I had the opportunity to see Prague’s famed astronomical clock, the oldest still-working astronomical clock in the world. It is truly phenomenal.
Science has quite a bit to contribute to our debate about abortion as a matter public policy.
According to Halsmer, engineering involves “the creative use of resources and ingenuity to accomplish a purpose or solve a problem.” It does so by creating “affordances.”