In 2011, Sean Carroll wrote an essay on why — from a science perspective — our minds must be extinguished at death
Kepler was not alone. Robert Boyle, Isaac Newton, Nicolaus Copernicus, and many others who established modern science were deeply religious thinkers.
“We are not some casual and meaningless product of evolution,” he said. “Each of us is the result of a thought of God.”
John West urges supporters of vaccinations to meet the other side not with insults but with reasoned discourse and scientific evidence.
It is a pity that Darwin’s homeland no longer boasts a satirist of the caliber of Thomas Love Peacock to exploit this rich seam of comic absurdity.