We’re going to need a new philosophy: one that can handle realities the Elizabethans and Victorians could never have imagined.
Stephen Meyer has aligned himself in spirit with the geologist Charles Lyell, who explained geological features “by reference to causes now in operation.”
Imagine a chain hanging from the sky supporting a weight suspended in the air. Each link in the chain is a cause for the continued suspension of the links.
It is a scandal that atheism has such a hold on so many scientists that it corrupts their science and leads them to deny what is obvious.
Every grain of sand is a link in an essential causal chain.