Last night Americans across the continent were treated to a most beautiful and informative natural phenomenon.
Bill Nye recently dusted off this old saw, but the Old Testament itself, in the Psalms, depicts man and the Earth as tiny in compared to a vast universe.
To advance the false conception that science is always in conflict with religious tradition, some influential scientists and science popularizers tell us stories about the past and the present.
The harsh fact is that Buckel’s suicide was futile. It won’t make a whit of difference toward improving the environment.
Much as the world appreciated the “noble and poetic moment,” at the time it could be waved away as mere poetry — more sentiment than science.