As authors Thorvaldsen and Hössjer say, “Biology is inherently more complicated than the large-scale universe and so fine-tuning is even more a feature.”
Biologists once wondered about a “life force,” but Michael Denton sees intelligence in the design of carbon, its unique properties, and its relation to water.
Dr. Denton reflects on paradigm shifts that he’s witnessed, how his own thinking has changed, and how these shifts challenge Darwinian evolution in new ways.
A gold rush makes sense. But a copper rush? Not so much. And yet, perhaps there is more to gold than aesthetics.
Many have believed (and many still do believe) that Darwin drove teleology out of biology forever.