“As for life, Dawkins’s claim that it is no longer a mystery is absurd. We still don’t have a clue how life began.”
The multiverse theory has been embraced as a defense against what Stephen Meyer calls the God Hypothesis.
It isn’t a superior grasp of the technology involved that drives some to warn that AI will achieve superiority over human beings.
Hossenfelder concludes that “we are facing the limits of science itself.” And the question of the universe’s origin “we’ll never be able to answer.”
Creativity, not mere copying or following commands, entails thinking “outside the box.” That’s how it can surprise us with genuine novelty.