Science, the dominant way of knowing of our age, now finds itself caught between a rock and (very) hard place.
We know that Darwinian evolution has a long and sordid history of entanglement with issues of race, racism, and eugenics.
One talk focused on the fossil record, and the other on the Big Bang.
Physicist Frank Tipler, as I noted earlier today, provocatively personalizes the Singularity, the beginning point or moment from which the universe burst forth.
I had thought of the Singularity as an event, to which the universe — physical reality — traces back at the moment of the Big Bang.