“There’s little doubt in my mind that Reid if he were alive today would be part of the intelligent design movement.”
The role of science in justifying racism and eugenics is a subject that needs to be opened up wide, not decorously ignored any longer.
A heresy might be true or it might be false, but part of its attraction lies in offering a rallying cry against the smirk of the mighty.
Certain threads in the events of recent months suggest the hand of a skilled novelist.
Curiously, Tyson has a future, quasi-religious myth of his own to promote: personal immortality through futuristic technology.