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.
Evangelicals didn’t cause this plague, and we desperately need the courage and wisdom that they have always brought to bear against pandemics.
It’s telling that one kind of evolution always seems to be missing from these “theories” about the evolutionary origins of religion.
We’re particularly pleased with this episode’s timing because it comes as Easter and Passover are upon us this weekend.