“I dread government in the name of science,” C. S. Lewis wrote in 1958. “That is how tyrannies come in.”
Self-appointed spokesmen for science often use the enormous size of the cosmos, with its billions of galaxies, as a club to beat up Christianity.
It alludes to an adage with roots in ancient Greece, “Let the cobbler not judge above the sandal.” That is, mind your own business.
At lot hangs in the balance with the Big Bang, including the meaning of our lives.
Although the designation of Huxley as Darwin’s “bulldog” is well known, acolyte is a more appropriate term and here’s why.