Jonathan Witt reviews discoveries of the last century that are causing even committed materialists to question or reject the neo-Darwinian explanation.
If living things are only the result of chance processes, does human life have any intrinsic value?
One of the advantages we have in our study of nature is our ability to observe an entire “unpolluted” universe.
Citing Dostoevsky, Solzhenitsyn stressed the need to be intellectually prepared to meet the challenge of atheism. That preparation requires a choice.
For many intellectuals, a scientifically informed worldview was a materialistic worldview. It is not hard to see why they held this opinion.