“The scales on the wings of a moth,” he said quietly, “have no explanation in Evolution. They belong to Beauty, and Beauty is a spiritual mystery.”
These abstract concepts don’t derive from the material world, yet we feel impoverished without them; they’re foundations of a life worth living.
Human beings must have freedom of choice if our actions are to have any meaning beyond the impersonal and predictable outcomes governed by the laws of physics.
Charles Darwin always recognized to some extent the problem of removing all vestiges of intelligent causation from evolutionary processes.
At some point, it might be reasonable to ask, why is religion forbidden while politics is allowed to invade everything?