Letters

Theology and Cosmology

Sir: In the midst of speculation about black holes and the number of galaxies, Tony Caldersmith (Letters, March 2018), like many fascinated by cosmology, wanders into the field of theology in the belief that his cosmological insights equip him to make theological judgments. Rather than dealing with the fact of the position of the Earth in relation to the Sun, Mr Caldersmith proposes a hypothetical: “If evolution went a slightly different way and Earth was a bit closer to the Sun, it could have meant that this planet would never have had intelligent life on it. Would that mean there…

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