“You might have to travel a half a billion light years from the Milky Way, past many, many galaxies, to find another cosmological wall with a galaxy like ours.”
“We are not some casual and meaningless product of evolution,” he said. “Each of us is the result of a thought of God.”
A planet needs more than location in a habitable zone. It needs the right ingredients, and salt has a surprising role.
In 1848 Ralph Waldo Emerson is on record as having paid a return visit to the then aged Wordsworth.
Dr. Luskin offers an additional design argument, this one aesthetic in nature, and takes questions from the audience.