Human beings must have freedom of choice if our actions are to have any meaning beyond the impersonal and predictable outcomes governed by the laws of physics.
Meyer revisits Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s Templeton Prize speech from May 10, 1983. He argues that Solzhenitsyn’s indictment is more timely than ever.
Citing Dostoevsky, Solzhenitsyn stressed the need to be intellectually prepared to meet the challenge of atheism. That preparation requires a choice.
We’ve seen active information before in the Dawkins Weasel example. The baseline search for METHINKS IT IS LIKE A WEASEL stands no hope of success.
NIH Director Francis Collins is being praised as “a national treasure,” but his real legacy is anything but praiseworthy.