The alternative to the clockwork universe of current physics is a cosmic evolution driven by natural selection at the quantum level. Quantum realism envisages a living universe constantly giving birth to itself rather than a dead universe winding down while being pushed around by lawful but magical forces.
QR4.8.1 Is the Universe Dead or Alive?
QR 4.8.2 Our Fine-Tuned Universe
QR 4.8.3 Quantum Evolution
QR 4.8.4 Our Universe was Borne not Made