Any of us can point to certain pivotal events in our past that need not have occurred, but did.
In his new book, Michael Denton is particularly strong on what he terms “the post-Copernican delusion of mankind’s cosmic irrelevance.”
The ideas of Ernst Haeckel, in his youth a hardline Darwinian materialist, were to evolve to a surprising degree.
Materialists want us to twist our minds into knots: we’re supposed to describe a world of purpose and direction as if it had no purpose and direction.
Consider a box with an internal divider such that the box is divided into two separate compartments, A and B.