How the Youthful Universe Conjures its Structure

Reconciling science and religion with pantheism

Benjamin Cain
God’s Funeral
Published in
7 min readMay 22


Photo by Artem Maltsev on Unsplash

If nature’s wild, how can it be ordered by laws?

The paradox posed by that question is resolved once we recognize that “wilderness” and “laws of nature” are social metaphors that are thematically distinguished.

Two metaphors for nature