Celebrating the growing evidence of intelligent design can help rescue the arts from the nihilism and ugliness they have descended into in many quarters.
“The whole world works together in the service of man,” as Francis Bacon wrote. Denton revives this ancient insight with modern rigor.
A heresy might be true or it might be false, but part of its attraction lies in offering a rallying cry against the smirk of the mighty.
From his home next door to Notre Dame Cathedral, Dr. Berlinski also muses on the cathedral fire and contemporary France’s inability to build anything like the great cathedral.
Recently I had the opportunity to see Prague’s famed astronomical clock, the oldest still-working astronomical clock in the world. It is truly phenomenal.