What can we infer about the cause of the universe, about what brought it into being?
Peter Atkins is right that science can answer the biggest question we can ask. His problem is that he doesn’t like the answer science provides.
Phillips draws a helpful parallel between intolerant leftism, in command in our culture now, and the evolutionism that similarly will tolerate no challenges.
What brought us all together? Professor S. Joshua Swamidass of Washington University has two projects going.
Some scientists respond, “Well, there must be an enormous number of universes and each one is a little different. This one just happened to turn out right.”