As authors Thorvaldsen and Hössjer say, “Biology is inherently more complicated than the large-scale universe and so fine-tuning is even more a feature.”
It is all about the costs of getting on the wrong side of the power structure. To say that this “chills” debate about scientific issues is an understatement.
“They were the last lectures Lewis ever gave. I’m very pleased to have been at them.”
“I owe him an immense amount because although he wasn’t a scientist, he understood science. He understood the implications and the philosophy of science.”
The ancients had their oracles, people claiming to speak in the name of the gods — this, by divination.