Of course, an 80 percent chance that we live in an intelligently design world compares favorably with only a 50 percent chance.
Hossenfelder’s strongest argument is that many fine-tuning parameters cannot in fact be quantified.
What if ID scientists went about their work, uncovering evidence of purpose and meaning in biology and cosmology, but…no one ever heard about it?
A gold rush makes sense. But a copper rush? Not so much. And yet, perhaps there is more to gold than aesthetics.
Many have believed (and many still do believe) that Darwin drove teleology out of biology forever.