Puny Humans, Vast Universe

Given that Cosmos is busy regurgitating the myth of the War on Science by the Evil Catholic Church of Evilness (on the one hand) and Bob Sungenis is just about to embarrass the Faith with a movie on geocentrism that even his own attorney calls “fringe science“, I thought it might be fun to revisit one of most mysterious arguments trotted out by the fundamentalist mystics of physicalism (both Christian and atheist): the notion that the physical size of the universe or the physical location of the earth has some sort of spiritual significance.  Here’s a piece I wrote some years ago for Catholic Answers magazine.