One historian says Darwin’s naturalism came first, and “only later did he find a theory to validate his convictions.”
Heretic is the autobiographical story, co-written by Jonathan Witt, of distinguished Finnish bioengineer Matti Leisola.
Dawes and Smith say they’re simply describing (as a “matter of fact”) the history of science.
Newton was arguing from science, not religion. But that doesn’t fit the Epicurean mythos that religion opposes naturalism while science confirms it.
If we treat criminals the way we treat natural disasters — as physical events without moral culpability — the pragmatic approach is preemption as well.