Physicist Brian Miller and host Eric Anderson explore a recent conversation between physicists Jeremy England and Paul Davies.
It’s refreshing to see such intellectual humility from a figure with Peterson’s status. But not all his followers were thrilled.
Stephen Meyer has aligned himself in spirit with the geologist Charles Lyell, who explained geological features “by reference to causes now in operation.”
What was missing until now is a weighing of the philosophical side of Dr. Meyer’s argument, on which much depends.
The secret is to restrict one’s explanations for life to unguided natural events. Once that decision has been made, everything else flows deductively from it.