Posted: Apr 16, 2015 12:35 pm
by Shrunk

But is it for real? I suspected Poe when, in the first minute, he says "It's the 21st century!" But much of the rest of it seems so earnest. :dunno:

The concept appears to depend on a particular understanding of the nature of "causation", which might have theological and metaphysical implications that have not been considered.

Jerry Coyne has more info here.