Physicalism Must Keep the Divine Foot Out of the Door

The fourth in the series on the Case Against Physicalism, this explores the primary motive behind the strong defense of this belief system. As the evolutionary biologist who discussed the motivation, it also explains why those committed to physicalism are willing to turn a blind eye to its rather obvious problems.

Image: Tim Mossholder on unsplash. More than blocked, committed physicalist will board up the door of science and philosophy and defend it with emotional intensity. In doing so, they must intentionally turn a blind eye to counter-facts and ideas. It’s necessary to keep the Divine Foot out of the door of science.