Many have asked what or whom proponents of intelligent design nominate as the source of the purpose and design that courses through life and the weave of the whole cosmos.
Among other design inspirations, the “ultimate non-stick coating” developed at McMaster University is based on the lotus leaf.
St. Thomas laid the intellectual groundwork for modern natural science — the absolute distinction between existence and essence.
I remember watching the Apollo moon landings on TV from 1969 to 1972 as a child.
Adam Kirsch over the weekend had a thoughtful essay in the Wall Street Journal, meditating on the coming 50th anniversary of the first moon landing.