When Tour gets done, the narrative we all learned in high school biology class is in shreds on the floor.
Scholarship on Spinoza in the last decade has increasingly recognized that he opposed the observational (empirical) and mathematical analyses of nature.
The series, as hosted originally by Carl Sagan and now by Neil deGrasse Tyson, has two notable priorities.
The second season (2014) spun a misleading narrative celebrating the triumph of rational, secular scientific culture over benighted, supposedly irrational and anti-science religion.
If evolution can’t build something as basic as a new protein fold, how could it build whole new organs and body plans in the history of life?