Some atheists, like Neil deGrasse Tyson, have miscast Newton as a mechanist and a materialist, in their own image.
Newton, Kepler, and other founders of modern science were inspired to search out and find the rational order hidden in nature because they were theists.
What is the “God hypothesis”? What happened to it, and when, so that it needed to stage a dramatic return?
Imagine a chain hanging from the sky supporting a weight suspended in the air. Each link in the chain is a cause for the continued suspension of the links.
In order to think scientifically, you must have an advanced degree in science. Right?