The implication is clear: the alien monolith has somehow bequeathed to him and his little tribe a sudden quantum leap in brain power.
The sun is burning out, and life on Earth is heading for extinction. This aptly conveys Darwinian materialism’s vision of a meaningless universe.
Recently I was asked by several people whether I had ever responded to an old review of my book Darwin’s Black Box.
Keas describes the surprisingly religious role played by much atheistic science fiction. The discussion includes 2001: A Space Odyssey and H.G. Wells’s The War of the Worlds.
My box of books just arrived. Now you know what all of my family and best local friends are getting for Christmas this year.