The afterword, on “Totalitarian Science,” published in 2015, shows John West as a prophet of things to come.
Charles Darwin, as we saw yesterday, pulled off an intellectual coup against the major thinkers of the Western tradition. How did he do it?
What distinguished thinkers had long called out for its manifest absurdity was now, Phoenix-like, rising from the ashes.
If the reigning materialist paradigm had even a tolerably convincing weight of evidence behind it, I would be the first to accept it.
The universe, according to Epicureanism, is without a creator, a purposeless and non-intelligent concourse of atoms without any cosmic source of direction.