Many remember David Hume as a pioneering freethinker who saw through the superstition and sectarian dogmatism of religion.
It’s thanks only to the fine-tuning of the laws and constants of nature that we live in a universe awash in radiation from this tiny swath of the electromagnetic spectrum — the life-permitting swath.
“Flooded with the light of life”: What a beautiful way of putting it. This creates a double dilemma for materialists.
The dual wave and particulate aspects of light, essential to our ability to see, and so much else, must all be just right to within insanely precise parameters.
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.