The universe may be intelligently designed and yet not be a simulation. The theory of intelligent design does not rise or fall with the simulation hypothesis.
In Copernicus’ day, the Earth was thought to be at the bottom of the universe, the “sump” where all the filth collected.
Curiously, Tyson has a future, quasi-religious myth of his own to promote: personal immortality through futuristic technology.
Dr. Tyson’s imagination wanders from Enceladus, a moon of Saturn, to the Cambrian explosion.
What if you want to learn about something a little meatier — in fact about the ultimate questions that have troubled human beings from the inception of our species?