This is the refrain of the book: “It is all or death!” “All or nothing!” Half-solutions are no solutions at all.
There’s an inviting coziness about this time of year, perfect for shutting the computer down, putting the accursed iPhone away, and retreating to the beauty of printed pages.
New Atheism is dead. It was conceptually dead from birth, but now it’s stopped twitching.
What is inevitable here is not the mathematical beauty of physical law, but the circumlocutions scientists use to evade design in nature.
It’s too bad biologists are not as open about crises in their theories. It’s the sign of a healthy science.