The insight is timely, given the two-year anniversary of lockdowns that we’ve recently observed.
As Alec Ryrie pointed out in his history of Doubt, “intellectuals and philosophers may think they make the weather, but they are more often driven by it.”
“Almost a designer”? Interesting choice of words. It’s remarkable to hear such a frank discussion.
If there were no God, and no purpose to existence, could we rationally expect a cosmic home like ours?
Our profound ignorance of what Lucretius termed the nature of things has been revealed by the work of Planck, Einstein, Bohr, and Heisenberg.