“It seemed to me that there had to be a conductor to this orchestra. But being an atheist, I didn’t think that was possible.”
Egnor: “Do you want me to explain Thomistic dualism to you?…David, do you not know how St. Thomas explained intentionality?” Papineau: “Uh, no.”
The smartest of invertebrates, the octopus, once again prompts us to rethink what we believe to be the origin of intelligence.
At a certain level of unconsciousness, a comatose person’s loved ones are assured that he is aware of their surroundings and should be spoken to naturally.
The universe may be intelligently designed and yet not be a simulation. The theory of intelligent design does not rise or fall with the simulation hypothesis.