As a schoolboy I remember being told that the surest way of finding out if any given English proposition made sense or not was to try to translate it into Latin, French, or German.
Our ability to adapt to fantastically diverse circumstances did not result from the happenstance of environmental conditions.
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.
At a debate in Chicago between Dawkins and Bret Weinstein, I witnessed something that I never thought I’d see.