For theists to eschew the claim that life is designed is puzzling, because nothing seems to force them to adopt that counterintuitive stance.
This is awesome. It’s hard to imagine a more compelling endorsement for a book.
He concludes with a link to the final scene from Babette’s Feast. If you watch it, or already know it, you’ll understand why.
The basic idea is that meeting the requirements for the habitability of the Earth for observers makes it more likely that solar eclipses are possible.
Theistic evolutionary thinking is designed to reconcile religious believers to the denial of their own common sense.