How did science, of all things, come to be a vehicle for virtue signaling, a virtual religion, with insiders and outsiders, the damned and the saved?
Physicist John Polkinghorne says that the reduction of mental events to physics and chemistry destroys meaning.
Just for a little while turn off the PBS science narrator in your head. Why should there be beauty? What is it for?
A materialist view of reality leaves out much of reality (love, reason, mercy, truth, etc.) so skittish materialists often call themselves “physicalists.”
Natural theology is the science of God’s existence, and it’s a massive trove of evidence and reason of the first order.