if we are wholly matter, and matter is wholly governed by physical law, there is no room for free will.
Winston Ewert’s results are a Copernican Revolution moment.
Newton was arguing from science, not religion. But that doesn’t fit the Epicurean mythos that religion opposes naturalism while science confirms it.
Scientism’s grand progress narrative holds that as we learn more and more about the world, purely natural or material explanations inevitably will arise and grow stronger.
We talk about the “evolution” of automobiles, yet we know there was design at every stage of this evolution.