A major news story can break outside of the silo but, because it goes against the narrative, those in the silo will never hear about it.
“I owe him an immense amount because although he wasn’t a scientist, he understood science. He understood the implications and the philosophy of science.”
The ancients had their oracles, people claiming to speak in the name of the gods — this, by divination.
Does the universe bear a “stamp” indicating the guidance of a designing intelligence? Lennox’s answer is yes. He has spent a lifetime arguing as much.
Many religiously affiliated people, including clergy, would prefer to let their faith float free of challenging questions about objective evidence.