In his new book, Michael Denton is particularly strong on what he terms “the post-Copernican delusion of mankind’s cosmic irrelevance.”
We’re going to need a new philosophy: one that can handle realities the Elizabethans and Victorians could never have imagined.
Darwin was not at all unsure about the value of his orchid book. He viewed it as presenting the most convincing case for natural selection that he could make.
At about 54 minutes in, Shapiro delivers a highly caricatured portrait of intelligent design, as an argument from amazement.
Some discriminators don’t get us very far in deciding which is the better explanation between blind evolution and intelligent design.