The passage Ryan quotes below from the article by Nathan Schneider represents my views and my words quite accurately. However, the juxtaposition of my statement about certain approaches being “stupid” and a reference to a book by Wiker and Witt [ A Meaningful World: How the Arts And Sciences Reveal the Genius of Nature ] may leave the impression that I am applying that adjective to their book. I emphatically do not. I find their book to be very intelligent. Let this be a lesson to me.