Louis, obviously a bright young man, really does think this is sound reasoning.
"Consider that science is a portion of history but not the reverse."
As Alfred Russel Wallace observed, "Such a simple fact as the existence of flying fish [i.e., the Exocoetidae family] could never be proved, if Hume’s argument is a good one."
Prolific author Aidan Nichols is former John Paul II Memorial Lecturer in Roman Catholic Theology at Oxford and currently prior of the Dominican house in Cambridge.
“It may seem strange to consider the fact that you, as a mammal, have all the known genes required to pattern a feather, and yet you do not look like Big Bird.”