Since there were no natural causes before nature came into existence, science cannot ever hope to explain this beginning. That is, if ID is excluded.
In considering fine-tuning, physicists assume that the constants and initial conditions (and possibly the physical laws) could have been different.
Charles Darwin indiscriminately lumped together the organic and inorganic spheres — a grand category error.
This continues an evaluation of a proposal that treats natural selection as a law of physics that is applicable to the entire universe.
What are we to make of this radical discontinuity between the Earth and the rest of the cosmos?