Carroll, a cosmologist and physicist specializing in general relativity and cosmology at Caltech, is highly regarded by the New Atheist community.
Materialism is an impoverished perspective on nature, and it creates, rather than solves, problems in metaphysics and science.
Here’s a fair question: Why do I prattle on so much about scholastic philosophy? Of what genuine relevance is it to intelligent design?
You’d have to have a heart of stone not to laugh.
Writing here yesterday, I pointed out the problems with materialist metaphysics.