Frothy View

The Multiverse Is an Attempt to Avoid the Implication of Cosmic Fine-Tuning

Yeah. The fine-tuning, that one degree, well, one degree, one hair different of nothing—that even though it doesn’t prove design, doesn’t prove a Designer, [it] could have all ­happened without [God]—You have to spend time thinking about it, working on it. It’s not a trivial [argument]. We all say that.Christopher Hitchens, 2012

Thus, the late atheist Christopher Hitchens—hardly one given to charity toward his philosophical nemeses—to his credit conceded that the fine-tuning argument is not a trivial argument, that the precision with which a host of physical forces is specified and coordinated in a way...

 

is a professional translator, missionary, and writer living in Germany, where he works with several different ministries, and lives in a Christian intentional community. He has written academic articles on medieval literature and culture and has published essays in Salvo, First Things, and Boundless. He is a native of Indiana.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #63, Winter 2022 Copyright © 2022 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo63/frothy-view

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