Bill Nye recently dusted off this old saw, but the Old Testament itself, in the Psalms, depicts man and the Earth as tiny in compared to a vast universe.
Many leading scientists of the day realized the implication of the cosmic expansion — there was a beginning!
“Technosignatures” is just abstruse enough to evade most Congressional waste hunters.
Atheists say people in the Western tradition had to wait for modern science to grasp that the universe was huge, and had to shed historic Judeo-Christian views to do so.
Here’s an ominous polling result: Students on college campuses in the U.S. increasingly agree that the origin of the universe was a chance event.