The upshot of the best modern biology and cosmology can be epitomized by changing just one word in physicist Steven Weinberg’s famous comment.
This brand of scientific ideology requires a “God of the gaps” — Eugene Koonin’s “present model” — to explain away mysteries like the origin of life.
One example of fantasy science, according to Durston, is the multiverse.
In a conversation with host Andrew McDiarmid, Dr. Durston describes how abductive reasoning can be used as we consider the best explanation for the origin of biological information.
Durston says he has yet to find a true conflict between experimental, reproducible scientific observations and his religious faith.