From Debra Heine at Townhall:
A child genius in Pennsylvania is studying to be an astrophysicist so he can become the person who finally proves the existence of God. Nine-year-old William Maillis graduated from high school in May and is now attending a community college as he develops his theories as to how the universe was created.
William’s parents, Peter and Nancy Maillis, also have a daughter, 29, and son, 26. “[William] was our 17-year-surprise,” the elder Maillis said. He told People that he realized William was advanced when he “started accurately identifying numbers at 6 months old and speaking in complete sentences at just 7 months old.”
William’s parent’s are allowing him to decide for himself what courses to study. “Whatever classes he wants to take, that’s okay with me,” Maillis said. “I don’t want to push him.” More.
Sounds like that’d be a waste of time.
Incidentally, the college has not been featherbedding the boy, his profs say.
Has anyone ever wondered why human beings take so naturally to abstract thought? Whereas “science” is still stuck with: Are apes entering the Stone Age? (No. Unless, of course, octopuses are also entering the Wood Age.)
See also: Neuroscience tried wholly embracing naturalism, but then the brain got away
Would we give up naturalism to solve the hard problem of consciousness?
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