Natural selection can’t work until there is something functional enough to select, and without guidance it cannot happen.
Shatner‘s revelation may be interpreted as an environmentalist creed, but I rather see it as a poetical formulation of the fine-tuning of Earth for life.
The calculus made modern science possible, but it was the algorithm that made possible the modern world.
Let’s look at how timing across multiple orders of magnitude brought together cosmic and human events.
Jonah Goldberg talked with Harvard astronomer Avi Loeb about “Oumuamua, Alien Life & Fighting the Mainstream Science Community.”