Ascribing sentience or cosmic purpose to forces or the particles on which they act is to step out of the realm of science into the realm of myth-making.
Obviously, these experiences point to something that is irrelevant to claims about evolution.
London-based wood carving conservator Ben Bacon has, with academic colleagues, shaken up Ice Age paleontology.
Durham University philosopher Philip Goff poses the question, “Could Electrons Be Conscious?”
It’s the single dreamiest, most unsupported idea in all of science, making Darwinian evolution look like a really solid bet by comparison.