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Strong evidence for a Designer comes from the fine-tuning of the universal constants and the solar system
Strong evidence for a Designer comes from the fine-tuning of the universal constants and the solar system, e.g.
Former atheist Sir Fred Hoyle states, “commonsense interpretation of the facts is that a super-intelligence has monkeyed with physics, as well as chemistry and biology, and that there are no blind forces in nature.”
However, as Craig pointed out, it does not follow that we should not be surprised that we do observe features compatible with our existence; we still need an explanation.
If you were dragged before a trained firing squad, and they fired and missed:
If you were asked, “How did you survive?”, it would be inadequate to answer, “If I didn’t, I would not be here to answer you.”
However, although all combinations on a combination lock are equally improbable to obtain randomly, a bank manager does not think that anyone could open the lock by chance. No-one would explain a Shakespearian sonnet by a chimp typing randomly, although any randomly typed letter sequence is equally improbable (“I love you dearly” surely requires more explanation than “asnhouyganpi;kvk klkjfl”).
But there is not the slightest evidence for them. In fact, no evidence is even possible, so proposal is unscientific. Better to believe in a supernatural designer, which has good analogical support.
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