One reason, he says, is the “relentless” growth of the ID movement, in academia and around the world. This conversation is itself evidence on the latter point.
Natural selection can’t work until there is something functional enough to select, and without guidance it cannot happen.
This crisis has converged with two other currents of change with the surprising result that alternatives to physicalism are now taken seriously.
Longings that are unsatisfied by the provisions of Earth are not just a weary response to our often stress-laden modern lifestyles.
When left to their own devices, the laws of nature tend toward death, not life. So what does it take for life to exist?