I listened in the car on my way to and from a funeral. Obviously, the end of life, like its beginning, is an occasion for pondering ultimate questions.
If I gave you 15 seconds you could come up with a pat evolutionary just-so story to account for this, speculating on what reproductive advantage it serves.
Lennox tells about discovering the damage an atheist worldview does. He saw it firsthand in Communist Eastern Europe, and he saw what it does to rationality.
“I owe him an immense amount because although he wasn’t a scientist, he understood science. He understood the implications and the philosophy of science.”
Physicist John Polkinghorne says that the reduction of mental events to physics and chemistry destroys meaning.