Members of the evolutionary community believe that philosophical commitments supersede evidence and reason.
Future scientists are taught to interpret the world through a rigid conceptual grid.
Xenobots are artificially interconnected biological tissues whose arrangements are determined by some algorithm.
If the model were plausible, the level of fine-tuning would represent even greater evidence of design than it was intended to avoid by removing the beginning.
Here I will address another desperate attempt to avoid a cosmic beginning, this one by astrophysicist Paul Sutter.