What are we to make of this radical discontinuity between the Earth and the rest of the cosmos?
The reason this evidence of “fine-tuning for discovery” is so satisfying to me is not just because it defeats the anthropic principle.
Deniers of God’s existence have clung to one main gambit to avoid the design implications of the fine-tuning of the universe.
If the paper is any indication, appearing as it does in a prominent journal, some of the suffocating constraints on ID advocacy may be coming off.
As it happens, these are all themes that are developed with great rigor and depth in Center for Science & Culture director Stephen Meyer’s next book.