Increasingly, the direction of research points away from a materialist view in which information is seen as a byproduct of matter.
No threat to science today is in any way comparable to that posed by the state church of post-modern naturalism.
Some scientists respond, “Well, there must be an enormous number of universes and each one is a little different. This one just happened to turn out right.”
The Matrix, the first episode, was a fun movie. But as a description for reality? Please.
They could just as well say that whatever created horses created unicorns, too.