Professor Gelernter, who survived a terror attack by the Unabomber that cost him a hand and an eye, warns that Darwinists will “destroy you” for criticizing their theory.
The materialist idea that you are “all body” — nothing but matter — is hardly more dangerous than the opposite idea, that you are “all spirit.”
The origin of biological information is a mystery not so much highlighted by a comparison with software as downplayed by it.
“To a materialist our subjective thoughts are not real. But our thoughts and beliefs have real consequences.”
I didn’t intend to “savage” Derbyshire. I wanted to encourage him in his writing.