In principle, the conjoining of the many Rare Earth factors could overwhelm the available probabilistic resources and serve as evidence for Earth’s design.
Tyson insists the Copernican demotion story is redemptive because it saves us from religious ignorance.
Eventually, Dr. Tyson gets to Saint Charles. No, we mean that literally. Tyson calls Darwin “the greatest spiritual teacher of the last 1000 years.”
It is possible that there is no surviving evidence anywhere on Earth of our planet’s first life.
Spontaneous natural processes always tend toward states of greater entropy, lower energy, or both.