I was alarmed to see physicist Sabine Hossenfelder accept as a definition of ”science,” not a method, but merely “what scientists do.”
Caleb Scharf explores the degrees of magnitude separating the immensity of the universe from the smallest particle of matter.
Increasingly, the direction of research points away from a materialist view in which information is seen as a byproduct of matter.
Some scientists respond, “Well, there must be an enormous number of universes and each one is a little different. This one just happened to turn out right.”
It’s not clear. Metaphysical naturalism insists that there is no design in nature and that nature is all there is.