The myth merchants play on our egos, the wish to appear smart and enlightened. Against this emotional manipulation, Keas detonates six myths about our world and the universe.
Much as the world appreciated the “noble and poetic moment,” at the time it could be waved away as mere poetry — more sentiment than science.
Half a century ago, as 1968 came to a close, one event brought people together not only in America but also around the globe.
It sound like an anachronistic political endorsement, but it’s true: the Kepler spacecraft is supporting Michael Denton’s fine-tuning campaign with large contributions of data.
It’s thanks only to the fine-tuning of the laws and constants of nature that we live in a universe awash in radiation from this tiny swath of the electromagnetic spectrum — the life-permitting swath.