Certainly, there is no logical reason why life should be wedded to the transcendental value of beauty.
The ease of ascribing beauty to intelligent design contrasts with the impossibility of explaining its origin by material causes.
Here’s the simple test to tell if scientists are exaggerating wildly. Let’s call it: “The Principle of Comparative Difficulty.”
Stephen Meyer’s case for intelligent design in Darwin’s Doubt keeps getting vindicated by new fossils.
In an excerpt from his new book, Professor Flannery identifies Darwin’s principal failing in developing his theory.