Tyson ends his summary of cosmic history with a soaring narrative focused on earth. It sounds like the exalted prose of the book of Genesis.
The activists are right about one thing. Rights of nature would be far more effective in impeding development and extracting wealth from the land than the current system.
That’s the “new path” I’d recommended, as a counter to the prevailing pessimism of our culture.
Evangelicals didn’t cause this plague, and we desperately need the courage and wisdom that they have always brought to bear against pandemics.
The other day I commented that in the face of tragedy, Darwinism and its Janus face, scientific materialism, rob us of the ability to say anything truly meaningful.