Curiously, Tyson has a future, quasi-religious myth of his own to promote: personal immortality through futuristic technology.
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.
Perhaps partly because the world is preoccupied by COVID-19, a lot fewer people so far have seen the new Cosmos.
Eventually, Dr. Tyson gets to Saint Charles. No, we mean that literally. Tyson calls Darwin “the greatest spiritual teacher of the last 1000 years.”
In a press conference yesterday about the coronavirus, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo used notably religious language.