Today's AntiTheo blog post, How Can the Universe be so Finely Tuned for Life?, addresses the fine-tuning argument, which a theist asked me about the other day. I don't exactly answer the question, but I do show why the assertion that our world is finely tuned for life is questionable, and show why taking fine-tuning as evidence for God is a self-defeating argument.
When I launched this website a week ago, publishing my About page, I almost immediately got a comment from a theist, arguing in favor of theism. His comment made several different kinds of points in rapid succession. While each assertion and each question deserved its own considered reply, ...
I had understood "Fine Tuned" referred to the fundamental forces (e.g. fixed physical laws, natural constants) regulating the universe, which allowed earth to sustain life. Unfortunately, this article has gone thru a process of dumbing down the term while adding no significant insight.
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