"It wasn't meant to be a promotion of atheism, a debate about God, or a celebration of childlike naivete, it was about communicating with your son.
I thought it worth saying that his situation may not be the potential disaster you fear it to be,…"
"From the perspective of one of your resident atheists, here:
If the ultimate goal of changing culture is the evangelism of Christian doctrine, specifically salvation through Jesus, then you will eventually have to drop the subtleties of spreading…"
"Also, there something about they way he doesn't shun celebrity like I want scientists to do. There is a difference between celebrity and legacy, it doesn't seem like NDT makes the distinction.
I actually think I like the guy, but not…"
"Yes, Steve, I think that's part of it.
There was a comic I read online that summed it up in a funny way, a jab at the "I Fucking Love Science" meme site that's all over Facebook.
I'll try and post it if I can, I'm not…"
"I liked the original Cosmos series much better than NDT's remake. It was a cringeworthy propaganda piece, and I'm on his damn side of the climate debate.
I also don't agree with those who say NDT is a great science communicator…"
"I think there are some that might give a [#$%] if they thought about it in a different kind of way, and this might help them along, or it might not. But if it stops even one rape, it's worth it, as they say.
I don't see the problem…"
"Extinction of a species as populous as the human race is a crap shoot. About all that could bring it about is catastrophic calamity (asteroid, massive and simultaneous volcanic eruptions, that sort of thing, and even then enough may survive to start…"
Your thoughts on existential despair / cosmic insignificance reminded me of it because TD was inspired by the work of Lovecraft, and existential despair / comsic insignificance are recurring themes in the Lovecraft…"
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