At a couple of points in episode 1, Neil deGrasse Tyson employs the “Book of Nature” metaphor, but he never gives its proper historical context. It’s actually a Christian concept.
Dyson was careful to take an open-minded approach: not fully endorsing design, yet not rejecting it either.
As Thomas Nagel would argue today, any theory of evolution that excludes the origin of mind and consciousness from consideration is at best half a theory.
People who cannot agree on the details of a single theology, or any theology at all, do agree that nature gives an “overwhelming impression” (in Denton’s words) of design.
At a moment’s notice, Darwinists can spin forth a just-so story about the habits of Paleolithic man. With a little imagination, no doubt you could tell such an after-the-fact story yourself.