Philosopher Phillip Goff is, intriguingly, on the right track but he errs in his subsequent inference to cosmopsychism.
The material universe must be caused, and it cannot be the cause of its own existence.
“If only Tiktaalik had inherited three pairs of stubby little old fins we’d be centaurs now.”
Caleb Scharf explores the degrees of magnitude separating the immensity of the universe from the smallest particle of matter.
Increasingly, the direction of research points away from a materialist view in which information is seen as a byproduct of matter.