We are living in a dark time. The culture that holds up our nation rocks dangerously, buffeted by the winds of cult-like, nihilistic ideologies.
Many have believed (and many still do believe) that Darwin drove teleology out of biology forever.
Viewing the brain as a computer, for example, obscures many things about the brain and the mind that exceed computers, both quantitatively and qualitatively.
Around 50 BC Titus Lucretius Carus wrote a long treatise against finding purpose in nature.
“Here we are confronted with definitive findings in favor of a powerful genius who foresaw and precisely orchestrated chemistry as a whole for life.”