“Intelligent design: no physics theory is able to explain a teapot.” -George (G. F. R.) Ellis

“Even if we had a satisfactory fundamental physics ‘theory of everything’, this situation would remain unchanged: physics would still fail to explain the outcomes of human purpose, and so would provide an incomplete description of the real world around us.

Brain functioning is causally affected by abstractions, such as the value of money, the rules of chess and the theory of the laser. These abstractions are realized as brain states in individuals, but are not equivalent to them

Although such concepts are causally effective, they are not themselves physical variables. Consequently physics per se cannot causally determine the outcome of human creativity; rather it creates the ‘possibility space’ to allow human intelligence to function autonomously.”

Source: http://www.mth.uct.ac.za/~ellis/nature.pdf


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