In this wilderness of unknowns, how do we decide what’s modern science and what’s modern folklore?
If grey is the new black, subjective certainty is the new evidence.
Could exoplanets support life that has a different chemical composition? Absent details about the composition, who knows?
A far more effective materialist response to fine-tuning is the “Copernican” Principle (though Copernicus would have rejected it), sometimes called the Principle of Mediocrity.
What help has materialism been in understanding the universe’s beginnings?