The continued spookiness of the fine-tuning of the interactions in the universe is a constant threat to materialism.
If you’ve ever tuned a violin, you’ll know that the arrangement of the fine tuners on the tailpiece, once you’re done, looks arbitrary.
What is inevitable here is not the mathematical beauty of physical law, but the circumlocutions scientists use to evade design in nature.
They could just as well say that whatever created horses created unicorns, too.
“[U]nder certain conditions, matter inexorably acquires the key physical attribute associated with life.” Oh, really, does it?