On August 21, we Americans got to see a total solar eclipse.
As Turner says, homeostasis is an exceedingly strange idea. Yet without homeostasis there is no life.
Information, understood as formal and final cause, is what makes nature real.
The best time and place to view total solar eclipses in our Solar System is just when and where there are observers to see them. Let that sink in.
Schtulman’s recent book, Scienceblind: Why Our Intuitive Theories About the World Are So Often Wrong, is filled with confusions.