The only “scientific” basis for the denial of free will is determinism, the theory that every change in nature is determined prior to its occurrence.
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.
From one corner we learn that free will could possibly exist, provided that it is materialized or, if you like “evolutionized.”
The moral atrocity committed by Hamas seems not to have diminished Professor Coyne’s passion for atheism, determinism, and free will denial.
The universal language of science is sinking under the weight of claims about trauma and privilege.