By Mike Girard
However, my phone news app caught my attention with this title: “Godless Universe: A Physicist Searches for Meaning in Nature.”
In the article which discusses this new book, “The Big Picture: On the Origin of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself,” by one Sean Carroll, the article’s writer interviews Carroll, who is hopefully a more competent scientist than he is a philosopher.
Apparently he thinks that the supernatural elements, if it had existed, should be able to be examined scientifically. That rather implies the supernatural realm is subject to natural laws.
Strange thinking! Carroll extols some philosophy of “poetic” naturalism where one can have meaning in life without a God and after life he says does not exist. Not sure how he gets that meaning in life thing with a universe that started from nothing by accident and ends up as nothing as though nothing ever was.
What would be more futile and any less full of meaning than that? Like I said, not much of a philosopher.
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