“As for life, Dawkins’s claim that it is no longer a mystery is absurd. We still don’t have a clue how life began.”
One might, with Darwin, theorize that the development of the biosphere was simply down to that empirically unattested variant of chance, “natural selection.”
I had once assumed that any opposition to Darwin must necessarily be confined to the ranks of such as Biblical fundamentalists.
There is an infinite number of things that are true that we cannot prove scientifically and never will.
“I was pitched to debate Sam Harris. That didn’t come off. I’m a bit sorry that didn’t happen.”