“Is there any university where my child will be taught a breadth of ideas about the origins of life?”
Nelson offers a comparison from the world of dating. We’ve all seen it: the supposedly content pair where one partner is in fact clearly “looking around.”
The old have failed the young. Hate-driven shootings in schools and houses of worship, rising suicide and addiction rates — these are the most dramatic indications.
There is no easy fix here. The President’s signature on a piece of paper won’t restore open inquiry on campuses.
Myth-makers like Neil deGrasse Tyson think they have a superior source of human significance to substitute for the outdated, “childish” Judeo-Christian one