Around 1970 Michael Denton was a young researcher at Kings College London, thinking about how mammalian red blood cells could become anucleate.
From the specific energy of visible light to the unique properties of water, this degree of fine-tuning for life has a clear message.
“The whole world works together in the service of man,” as Francis Bacon wrote. Denton revives this ancient insight with modern rigor.
The article survived peer-review and was accepted for publication despite the open hostility of the journal’s top editors!
Around 50 BC Titus Lucretius Carus wrote a long treatise against finding purpose in nature.