Says Dr. Berlinski, “The happiness was extra — as it so often is.”
It’s helpful, as with his Third Way, to begin with a metaphor, in order to get an intuitive feel for the proof.
These abstract concepts don’t derive from the material world, yet we feel impoverished without them; they’re foundations of a life worth living.
Truth, beauty, and goodness are abstract concepts that correspond to our deepest desires. They are not likely to have evolved by a neo-Darwinian process.
Philosopher Phillip Goff is, intriguingly, on the right track but he errs in his subsequent inference to cosmopsychism.