Materialists share a tendency to want to degrade human beings and our place in the cosmos.
In the situation he describes, it would be a very complacent and foolish detective who took the circumstances as simply natural and failed to ask how they got to be that way.
“We can detect more than a thousand problems that had to be solved in advance for life to be able to develop on Earth,” says chemist Marcos Eberlin.
Metaxas also discusses another thing he finds amazing: that so many people think the progress of science means the retreat of religion.
Today we celebrate the hundredth anniversary of the solar eclipse that, on May 29, 1919, physicist Arthur Eddington observed, seeking to test the General Theory of Relativity.