Self-appointed spokesmen for science often use the enormous size of the cosmos, with its billions of galaxies, as a club to beat up Christianity.
Stephen Meyer says he doesn’t have an in-principle objection to that idea.
The upshot of the best modern biology and cosmology can be epitomized by changing just one word in physicist Steven Weinberg’s famous comment.
So how did the paper determine that photosynthesis has an “overall simplicity,” despite the complexity just described?
The reason this evidence of “fine-tuning for discovery” is so satisfying to me is not just because it defeats the anthropic principle.