What was unclear was whether his rage against intelligent design reflected just an isolated problem in his thinking, or whether it’s something more system-wide.
Under Kurzweil’s transhumanist vision of the future, AI promises us superhuman capabilities complete with heaven on earth and eternal life.
The moral atrocity committed by Hamas seems not to have diminished Professor Coyne’s passion for atheism, determinism, and free will denial.
The real test of a worldview is not merely what it explains, but what it makes us deny. Atheism makes us deny objective moral law.
What you’d expect is humans more or less on the level of animals — not greatly exceeding them in evil, or greatly transcending them in good.