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.
Every stock boy or housekeeper or nurse is doing more to fight this pandemic than all the politicians and talking-head science grifters and tenure-track professors.
These episodes will slip in smoothly in public school science classrooms, someday when all the schools reopen.
The series, as hosted originally by Carl Sagan and now by Neil deGrasse Tyson, has two notable priorities.