What about the multiverse to explain the fine tuning of the laws and constants of physics? It is a solution of sorts, but it comes at a tremendous cost.
Materialists argue that dualism of mind and brain is not possible because of causal closure — by which they mean that all physical effects have physical causes.
Yale’s Steven Novella has been trying to sell his materialist ideology in the guise of neuroscience for more than a decade.
“There are no intellectual seizures, which is odd, given that large regions of the brain are presumed by neuroscientists to serve intellectual thought.”
Atheists share an attraction to using gravity in strange ways to support their doctrines.