The calculus made modern science possible, but it was the algorithm that made possible the modern world.
“Many will read this book for the close, elegant reasoning, the astonishing erudition, or the mordant analysis. I confess I read it for the prose.”
Did scientists like Johannes Kepler and Isaac Newton speak easily of God as the intelligence behind nature just because that’s how everyone spoke at the time?
I have been seeking to describe the science of purpose. Now it is worth getting down to the basics of what science actually is and how it works.
Kepler was not alone. Robert Boyle, Isaac Newton, Nicolaus Copernicus, and many others who established modern science were deeply religious thinkers.