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.
The book would go on to spark the beginning of the modern intelligent design movement.