“I owe him an immense amount because although he wasn’t a scientist, he understood science. He understood the implications and the philosophy of science.”
Of course, an 80 percent chance that we live in an intelligently design world compares favorably with only a 50 percent chance.
If the paper is any indication, appearing as it does in a prominent journal, some of the suffocating constraints on ID advocacy may be coming off.
Physicist John Polkinghorne says that the reduction of mental events to physics and chemistry destroys meaning.
Suppose we want to know the odds that a particular individual won last week’s Mega Millions jackpot in the United States.