Tyson insists the Copernican demotion story is redemptive because it saves us from religious ignorance.
Unlike Darwin, Owen believed that evolution was guided by teleology or purpose, and he saw humans as different from animals not only in degree but in kind.
January 30 is the deadline to apply for this important, enlightening, and fun event, organized by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI) and held in Discovery Institute’s offices.
It’s thanks only to the fine-tuning of the laws and constants of nature that we live in a universe awash in radiation from this tiny swath of the electromagnetic spectrum — the life-permitting swath.
Says Jonah Goldberg, “One cheer (and maybe two) for non-human personhood.”