Everything comes together in a message that includes a creation myth, a story of sin (ecological sin), a salvation story, and even resurrection and ascension.
The student, who attends a public university, is worried about how this kind of indoctrination bodes for the future. I am too.
Physicist John Polkinghorne says that the reduction of mental events to physics and chemistry destroys meaning.
Imagine there was a pandemic and people found themselves greeting statements from scientists, conveyed by the media, with increasing jaded skepticism.
The censors depend on active personal destruction not to silence us, but to get us (out of fear) to lie and thus silence ourselves.