The hypothesis of design in nature is a great idea, none greater, that has fueled the best in culture for millennia.
Granted, scientism can aid and abet evil. Its tendency to do so is predictable. In its blindness it harms and humiliates.
ʻOumuamua is a fascinating object, and certainly deserves further investigation. How could we discern design from non-design?
Good grief, if we face total calamity by the end of the century, why in the world wouldn’t you debate the science?
Any genuine understanding of the impact AI will have (and is having) on humanity must begin with Girard.