In effect, protein engineers are using the power of random change plus intelligent design to see what if anything will improve function.
Only a freely acting, designing agent resolves the mystery. Only such an agent creates, truly, ex nihilo.
Many remember David Hume as a pioneering freethinker who saw through the superstition and sectarian dogmatism of religion.
A new book is out under his name. The first chapter asks, “Is there a God?” Answer: No.
“Flooded with the light of life”: What a beautiful way of putting it. This creates a double dilemma for materialists.