Tyson insists the Copernican demotion story is redemptive because it saves us from religious ignorance.
At an emergency meeting a week ago, a majority of the members on FFRF’s Executive Board of Directors voted that Darwinian evolution is, in fact, a religion.
We may dispute what Darwin felt or thought in the privacy of his study — but the bulk of his writings fall clearly into advocating for one perspective: naturalism.
In a press conference yesterday about the coronavirus, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo used notably religious language.
Scholarship on Spinoza in the last decade has increasingly recognized that he opposed the observational (empirical) and mathematical analyses of nature.