| By dor Today 01:55 PM |
...also, his theories about natural selection /evolution describing all development are widely disputed and, well, largely faith-based.
Yes, I think he's going to have to eat his reductionist hat one of these days. Or not...I think he's 65 and that's pretty old to still have your heels dug in.
But eventually, I think, the staggering amount of complexity in the cosmos is going to force biology to adopt some sort of strong anthropic principle.
There will simply not wind up being enough time since the earth formed for all the complexity to have evolved from random chance and natural selection. The question is already being asked.
I think the Intelligent Design movement is not worthy of respect for a number of reasons though.
Stuart Kauffman and others are doing work on self-organizing systems that some find encouraging.
Hope your trip went well, dor--experience any synchronicities?