Originally posted by robbie carrobie the only loonies here are those that have restricted their search for truth to unintelligent agencies!
And that will, ultimately, leave you out in the cold. Their may very well be these 'intelligent agencies' but it is clear they don't want anything to do with humans. Probably more like, lets put a quarantine on these buggers, they are set to spread their cancer into interstellar space, SHUDDER to think.
Originally posted by robbie carrobie materialists, who else? spit ding!
A more precise term is methodological naturalists, meaning they follow the methodology of naturalism in their scientific work. However, a great many of these people are metaphysical supernaturalists, that is, theists, for example, Francis Collins, director of the US National Institutes of Health, is an evangelical Christian.
OK I sat through 5 minutes then skipped through to see if anything made sense at all, but in the end the awful music got the better of my squinting at low resolution space gas which even with the annotations included looked like nothing to me, and I gave up.
Stuff like this makes me cringe with embarrassment; what is with weedy religious people who think Jesus lives in a sunbeam sprinkling stardust on bearded woolie-pulley types who wear open-toed sandals.