Physicist John Polkinghorne says that the reduction of mental events to physics and chemistry destroys meaning.
Lennox, the beloved Oxford mathematician, asks, “What will the year 2084 hold for you — for your friends, for your family, and for our society?”
That’s the “new path” I’d recommended, as a counter to the prevailing pessimism of our culture.
More and more, the scientific establishment looks like a special interest group with biases of their own.
Eventually, Dr. Tyson gets to Saint Charles. No, we mean that literally. Tyson calls Darwin “the greatest spiritual teacher of the last 1000 years.”