Everything comes together in a message that includes a creation myth, a story of sin (ecological sin), a salvation story, and even resurrection and ascension.
As a top science journal tells the story, the Galileo myth is relevant only to attack those who challenge the establishment consensus.
Curiously, Tyson has a future, quasi-religious myth of his own to promote: personal immortality through futuristic technology.
As Yale’s David Gelernter has said of Darwinism, to challenge it is to “take your life in your hands.”
Dr. Tyson’s imagination wanders from Enceladus, a moon of Saturn, to the Cambrian explosion.