I have to admit it makes me smile to think Professor Gleiser’s thoughts ahead of him.
A new theory of evolution extends Darwinian processes, making them into physical laws based on “learning theory.”
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.