Berlinski tempts Peter Robinson to ask him whether he still considers himself an agnostic.
Is this proof of Adam and Eve? Far from it. It merely shows they might be possible. This model is scientific and as such is falsifiable.
The design we infer in nature is an insight we abstract from our senses, but the inference itself is acquired by our reason.
This was a remarkably cross-disciplinary dialogue among physicists, chemists, biologists, neuroscientists, machine learning researchers, as well as philosophers and historians of science.
In 1884, English clergyman Edwin A. Abbott published a work of scientific and mathematical fantasy.