Cryptoquote Spoiler – 06/16/20

Neil deGrasse Tyson Laments Climate Science Denial But Billionaire ...

The good thing about science is that it’s true whether or not you believe in it.”   —   Neil deGrasse Tyson

(Believe it . . . or not – some of you – this is true.  And, no.  Science is not a faith/religion.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

PS.  Happy 86th birthday to my Dad, in the great beyond!  Miss you, Pops!   —   YUR

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4 Responses to “Cryptoquote Spoiler – 06/16/20”


  1. 1 lwc June 16, 2020 at 10:52 pm

    I enjoy listening to Neil deGrasse Tyson talk about science, but…
    doesn’t he occasionally come off as a little bit smug ?

    I know that he is so much smarter and knows so much more about science than I…
    …and he knows it, too !

  2. 2 unclerave June 17, 2020 at 11:34 am

    I think it comes with the territory, lwc. Even he knows that he doesn’t know it all. But, he understands scads of complex concepts, and can back them up with factual data. You could argue that he is a bit smug, but not to the level of someone like William F. Buckley. You look up “smug” in the dictionary, and you’ll find a picture of Bill Buckley! — YUR

  3. 3 hal odom jr June 17, 2020 at 3:55 pm

    The Neil deGrasse Tyson quote forms a nice bookend to the Christopher Hitchens quote from a few days back. Two strong skeptics!

  4. 4 lwc June 19, 2020 at 8:52 pm

    Yes, I agree with you, unc.

    And, Dr Neil likes to laugh; and, sometimes he laughs at himself.


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