Whenever a complex system of systems works at all, it seems counterproductive to attempt a “bad design” argument.
I drove up to Wyoming last month to photograph the eclipse. It was my first totality. Very cool.
The Denver Museum of Nature and Science is running an excellent special exhibition featuring examples of the amazing engineering observed in biology.
Suppose I want to build a car that’s capable of getting me from point A to point B. It minimally takes several dozen parts.
Perhaps because life is so common, it’s easy to lose sight of how tenuous it is. Life depends on a delicate balance of forces.