“Wilson is — if his worldview is correct — just as much living a lie as those religionists that he castigates.”
What do biologists make of the apparently purposive nature of all these different kinds of complex programmed behaviors?
The pair touch on the Judeo-Christian roots of science, how fine-tuning in physics and cosmology point to intelligent design, and more.
The upshot of the best modern biology and cosmology can be epitomized by changing just one word in physicist Steven Weinberg’s famous comment.
The jewels of the microbial world, when seen with new nano-scale imaging techniques, look like little modernist cathedrals.