The medieval idea of burning people because of their religious beliefs is horrific, but it only adds to the tragedy to say Bruno’s death illustrates the warfare between faith and science.
While Dr. Keas’s book is not directed against belief in extraterrestrials, it does cast a new light on ETs that may make skeptics and believers alike think again.
New religions, including one centered on Artificial Intelligence, follow a stereotyped pattern.
Isn’t it interesting that some laymen are able to interact with the relevant scientific ideas here — Prager does — while others plug their ears and refuse to think about it.
Atheists say people in the Western tradition had to wait for modern science to grasp that the universe was huge, and had to shed historic Judeo-Christian views to do so.