Easier for slipping it into the public schools! It won’t alarm the parents nearly as much as an all-out siege on theism. Very clever, Dr. Tyson.
New Atheism is dead. It was conceptually dead from birth, but now it’s stopped twitching.
It is basically the denial of human exceptionalism. That is, it is hatred of man, in practically every way imaginable.
An image offered by Einstein, of the sublimely mysterious library, is sensitive and beautiful.
A focus on power, to the neglect of wisdom, is fine, as long as it is recognized that mechanical philosophy is incomplete.