Marcelo Gleiser notes that the mind is not a solar system with strict deterministic laws.
This idea was crucial to his ethical vision. For more, see our brief and timely video, “Martin Luther King on the Design of the Universe.”
The world-building is fantastic, but the historical background to the novels is also instructive.
The evolutionary turns that life has taken, he says, “ultimately have their source in an informational realm that is outside space and time.”
Dr. Meyer isn’t merely tearing down a competing, nihilistic picture of reality, but instead revealing the positive, meaningful one toward which science increasingly directs our attention.