The shift in tone from then to now is remarkable. What happened to the awe these systems used to inspire?
Elemental zinc pulls together multiple themes that biologist Michael Denton writes about in his new book.
The fine tuning, what Denton calls anthropic prior fitness, would seem to require foresight and planning on literally a cosmic scale.
It’s a long list of things, and indeed, a long list of interdependent ensembles of prior fitness.
Think of it: from computers to airplanes to life-giving medicines, the technological marvels of our world were made possible by this human use of fire.