The moral atrocity committed by Hamas seems not to have diminished Professor Coyne’s passion for atheism, determinism, and free will denial.
Carl Sagan famously said, “I believe that the extraordinary should be pursued. But extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.”
Watch an acrobat performing on the parallel bars. Or a baseball player pitching a fastball. Or an athlete swimming the butterfly.
Extremely improbable events must be macroscopically (simply) describable to be forbidden.
Science, the dominant way of knowing of our age, now finds itself caught between a rock and (very) hard place.