The three authors reviewed five proposed explanations for life’s origins and suggested that the best explanation was that the first life originated through an act of creative intelligence.
When Tour gets done, the narrative we all learned in high school biology class is in shreds on the floor.
At a couple of points in episode 1, Neil deGrasse Tyson employs the “Book of Nature” metaphor, but he never gives its proper historical context. It’s actually a Christian concept.
When Michael Behe’s slide show flashed to a close up of the gears, a murmur of astonishment rolled through the audience.
It’s an uninhabited, inhospitable place where hopes die for life by chance.