Multiple physical laws and constants must be finely tuned for the universe to be inhabited by advanced forms of life.
Intelligent design is a scientific theory that holds that many features of the universe and living things are best explained by an intelligent cause.
Insofar as Peebles’s work helps to strengthen the evidence for a cosmic beginning, it is actually part of the argument for intelligent design.
Materialists share a tendency to want to degrade human beings and our place in the cosmos.
Scientism’s grand progress narrative holds that as we learn more and more about the world, purely natural or material explanations inevitably will arise and grow stronger.