“Michael Denton is the world’s most profound thinker about the physical and chemical requirements for the existence of a humanoid species like ourselves.”
The vision of technologically enhanced posthumanity arises out of a synthesis of scientific culture’s most robust mythologies.
Was C. S. Lewis an enemy of science? The apparent answer to this question is no.
Conditions on Earth, the laws of physics, are not only fine-tuned for the survival of intelligent beings, they are fine-tuned for the development of technology.
There is another aspect of the Earth’s environment that is absolutely crucial in allowing the utilization of fire for metal-based technologies.