Creationist Cosmos

In the autumn of 1980, a groundbreaking science series aired on PBS in the United States, and later on the BBC. Carl Sagan’s Cosmos: A Personal Voyage changed the way the we thought about science and the universe we live in. Fast forward to the winter of 2014. Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson does Sagan proud with Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey.

It is a magnificent survey of our understanding of the universe and our continuing explorations via the scientific method. So… of course it has attracted the loud condemnation of a band of idiots who style themselves “creationists”. Because that sort of rhymes with “scientists”?? In any case, these nutters want equal time (which even Fox is not inclined to grant them) and bible stories in science textbooks (which textbook companies are not inclined to grant them). But they whine and they whine and they whine. Nutters. Annoying shit-for-brains nutters. But now the very highly evolved folks at Funny Or Die have given us a great gift – by giving the nutters what they want: Creationist Cosmos.

Click here >>> http://youtu.be/bNZEfafbjSE

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Haven’t seen Neil deGrasse Tyson’s COSMOS? You’re in for a treat! A treat that has been 13.8 billion years in the making. Starting with the Big Bang and continuing in an unbroken chain of cosmic evolution to the moment when a clump of star stuff that answers to your name clicks on this image…

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P.S. If you are of the opinion that your biblical stories or any other mythology should be taught alongside, or instead of, science in publicly funded schools (or anywhere really), then you should click here.

 

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5 comments

  1. We’re addicted to this Cosmos series which is just mind boggling in terms of what can be known about the universe. Tyson is fun to watch because he seems almost amused by everything he is saying.

    Hal

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  2. WONDERFUL video ! – I love him wearing a short-sleeved white shirt and trousers just a bit too short. 😀 I long for the new Cosmos to come Downunder, and PRAY that the ABC will buy it. haven’t heard anything yet. :-\

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    1. I thought I would die laughing at the “white church minivan”! Can you access the episodes online? If not, I suspect the DVD boxed set will be out by the end of the year.

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