Bill Nye recently dusted off this old saw, but the Old Testament itself, in the Psalms, depicts man and the Earth as tiny in compared to a vast universe.
Many leading scientists of the day realized the implication of the cosmic expansion — there was a beginning!
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.
Here’s an ominous polling result: Students on college campuses in the U.S. increasingly agree that the origin of the universe was a chance event.
The myth merchants play on our egos, the wish to appear smart and enlightened. Against this emotional manipulation, Keas detonates six myths about our world and the universe.