Egnor: “Think of the irony: a professor of philosophy, who is paid only to reason, uses reason to argue against reason. Welcome to the bowels of atheist metaphysics.”
In our culture, crossing a range of thought disciplines, one views says that AI, entrepreneurship, and evolution can dispense with creativity. The algorithm is all!
Nelson offers a comparison from the world of dating. We’ve all seen it: the supposedly content pair where one partner is in fact clearly “looking around.”
Life and the cosmos were evidently designed by a mind with the ability to look forward, toward the future, and anticipate problems which could then be addressed before they come up.
You think if Darwinian theory had emerged not in the dark age of the 19th century but in our own woke era, it would be different? No, it wouldn’t.