The Gods Must Be Crazy
In February 2017, NASA announced the discovery of the new earth. Not one, not two, but seven habitable earthlike structures in outer space with conditions suitable for life. There was no fanfare made. No fuss. No burning of old books. No burying of old paradigms.
But there should’ve been.
A few hundred years ago, when our forefathers first looked up in the sky and saw the moon and the sun and Venus and Jupiter, they made gods of them. They built temples and invented myths around them that explained the relationship between themselves and the objects. Wars were…