I had to laugh out loud at how Steve, in typical gentlemanly fashion, tied up these two critics of intelligent design in their own words.
Peter Thiel assailed the “Atheist Church,” as he calls the universities, calling for outsiders to push for a reformation that the academic priesthood will never undertake on its own.
Marks concedes that a computer code can surprise us — as, for example, when playing the game Go.
As Denyse O’Leary asks, “Why is it comparatively easy to develop a program to play chess, as opposed to teaching a robot to walk freely?”
David Barash is an evolutionary biologist known for delivering a yearly talk to his students disabusing them of the idea that science can be reconciled with religious faith.