“Remove the sun,” wrote Isaac Asimov, “and the human brain would not have developed.”
Never fear: whatever our purely hypothetical response to a purely hypothetical event, it can be reconciled with evolution.
The material universe must be caused, and it cannot be the cause of its own existence.
How much does Gödel’s incompleteness theorem weigh? What is the physics of non-contradiction? How many millimeters long is Tom Clark’s argument for naturalism?
The fabulist Dr. Tyson returns, and we commit ourselves in advance to being there to watch and check his facts.