Neil deGrasse Tyson…

…so often strikes me as a dumb guy’s idea of a smart guy. Case in point: He has a knack for explaining tech and is a useful servant of a technocracy seeking to breed mechadroids in the hatchery for servicing the Machine. But his clumsy efforts at suppressing the human urge to ask Higher Questions [Read More…]

As a Philosopher/Theologian, Stephen Hawking is a Good Physicist

Hawking is one of those Famous Scientists who gets treated like an oracle when he holds forth on stuff with viewpoints as informedĀ as my plumber’s views on special relativity. He periodically pops off on metaphysical questions under the deathless materialist faith that when all you have is a scientific hammer every philosphical and metaphysical question [Read More…]