Ascribing sentience or cosmic purpose to forces or the particles on which they act is to step out of the realm of science into the realm of myth-making.
Proponents of an evolutionary explanation for life and the universe credit natural processes with a seemingly unlimited amount of time and boundless creativity.
This study raises the interesting question of the interplay between trained biases in ChatGPT and the ability to coax this AI to transcend those biases.
Genuine human rationality would not exist if a naturalistic account of the human mind were correct.
Influenced by a long line of materialist thinkers, Charles Darwin proposed the mechanism of natural selection as a substitute for God.