When someone tells you to believe something simply because it’s “the scientific consensus,” reserve judgment. Consensus, says Egnor, is “a political concept, not a scientific one.”
Through reason we can infer the unseen from the seen — everything from the existence of unseen electrons to the existence of an unseen intelligent designer from the evidence of design in nature.
If anyone is worrying, it is Coyne and his fellow Darwinists, alarmed at the defection of a stellar intellect like Gelernter.
Per the reader’s request, I asked Michael Egnor to “defend the reality of objectively real morals.”
Because the challenge is perennial, and because we’re not all philosophers, it’s good to come back to it from time to time.