Berlinski’s plea is that the grave contradictions between evolution and evidence at least be forthrightly admitted.
One currently common view, eliminative materialism, says there is nothing to the mind except what goes on in the brain.
“We can detect more than a thousand problems that had to be solved in advance for life to be able to develop on Earth,” says chemist Marcos Eberlin.
What we see in mental health treatments only makes sense if we can trace reality back to an intelligent, purposeful cause.
Clearly a naturalistic bias is at work here and imposes a limit on the spectrum of alternative explanations that is even considered to be permissible.