What can we infer about the cause of the universe, about what brought it into being?
Cosmology has become an art form. Stylish essays are decked out with a very brief skirt of science.
Cosmologist John Gribbin cleverly inoculates himself against any suspicion — which would naturally come up given his thesis — of harboring thoughts of intelligent design.
“Consider an analogy — suppose you’d never seen chess being played, you could, by watching a few games, infer the rules…”