Naturalists, like everyone else, generally trust their reason to lead them to truth.
Podcaster Sam Davis told Justin Brierley that what did it for him was reading Yuval Noah Harari’s idea that “humanity is a weaver of stories.”
A correspondent asked about “specified complexity” and the intelligent design of the eye.
“I owe him an immense amount because although he wasn’t a scientist, he understood science. He understood the implications and the philosophy of science.”
At a couple of points in episode 1, Neil deGrasse Tyson employs the “Book of Nature” metaphor, but he never gives its proper historical context. It’s actually a Christian concept.