A multiverse would require a multiverse-generating device, and it would have to be exquisitely fine-tuned to generate even one habitable universe.
The fine tuning, what Denton calls anthropic prior fitness, would seem to require foresight and planning on literally a cosmic scale.
It’s a long list of things, and indeed, a long list of interdependent ensembles of prior fitness.
In his new book, Michael Denton is particularly strong on what he terms “the post-Copernican delusion of mankind’s cosmic irrelevance.”
Scientific discoveries have revitalized the outlook that placed man at the center of the cosmos, not in a physical but in a metaphysical sense.