The problem with the early universe is that it was a much more dangerous place.
What can we infer about the cause of the universe, about what brought it into being?
“Follow the science!” we’re told. “Listen to the scientists!” Should we submit to such calls, or insist on thinking for ourselves?
Theoretical physicist Richard Feynman quipped that “science is the belief in the ignorance of experts.”
This is the kind of insight that halts you in your tracks: “Human biology is so finely tuned that less than a kilobyte of information can stop the world.”