Human beings must have freedom of choice if our actions are to have any meaning beyond the impersonal and predictable outcomes governed by the laws of physics.
In the new Spider-Man movie, the multiverse not only makes an appearance but plays a crucial role in the plot.
Hossenfelder’s strongest argument is that many fine-tuning parameters cannot in fact be quantified.
An attribute of a good sci-fi story is that it should open new vistas for the imagination while, at the same time, not requiring the reader to put up with the preposterous.
They could just as well say that whatever created horses created unicorns, too.