Neil deGrasse Tyson, Popularizer of Myths
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Last night and early in the morning Neil deGrasse Tyson. with his 340,000+ Twitter followers, far surpassing Michio Kaku’s following of 72,664 and even Richard Dawkins’ 329,928. obviously mostly obsessive white atheists and liberals who think they’ve found a champion and fulfillment of their goals: a well-spoken black evolutionist liberal, spread decades old myths about the Bible on Coast to Coast AM. The only ones I can thing of who has a much greater following on the Christian side, is Rick Warren with 544,059, which is horrible, because Rick is a liberal narcissist and liar like Dawkins who wrecks Christianity with his pandering, and Joel Osteen with 554,756, both of whom probably share many of the same followers. For more comparison: The liberal panderer Mormon Mitt Romney; 357,614 followers, the Libertarian Ron Paul; 253,941, and the Conservative Rick Santorum (whom Ron Paul unfortunately slandered); 151,461. It is nice to know that when Paul’s and Santorum’s followers are added up (405,402) that it well surpasses deGrasses following, but I know many of their followers are probably evolutionists, which is bad, because evolution is a gateway and used as a Trojan for liberalism.
Refuting Neil’s myths is easy, because all you have to do is apply a little reasoning and not take the Bible out of context like he did, and because a search engine helps to greatly speed up finding out the facts.
“The OT has no forgiveness like the NT, and in the NT you’re not punished if you do wrong”. Could you give a more childish comment, simple-minded about the world’s most influential book, best selling, most free, most translated, most widespread since at least the past 1000 years? Arrogant. Why Neil deGrasse Tyson, “scientist”, is wrong:
1) If God was unforgiving in the Old Testament like Neil says, who said, “then I don’t see it” with his presumptuous-ignoring-the-obvious-facts sarcastic attitude, then how did anyone or anything survive for the New Testament to be produced?! Shouldn’t God in his fits of anger as Neil made him out to do, have destroyed everything, or at least Satan the moment he did wrong, and all the other angels who rebelled? And then Adam and Eve never would have sinned. And suppose God ignored Satan and the other rebel angels, wouldn’t have Adam and Eve been instantly killed and sent to Hell, and then there would be no humans like Neil to smugly and confidently claim to have most of the answers, and that God was a merciless God of the gaps.
2) Further (and it’s obvious Neil is nothing close to a scholar on the Bible, nothing close to an expert of even amateur study of it, because besides what I just said being very obvious,) the OT prophets repeatedly asking God to show mercy and to forgive, and he repeatedly does. In fact Jesus rebuked the law-obsessed law-creating-obsessed Pharisees (sounds like the “control-freak” liberals and conservatives doesn’t it?) for this same oversight, saying, to them, “Go and learn what this means, ‘I desire mercy, and not sacrifice.’ For I came not to call the righteous, but sinners.” (Matthew 9:13) and, “And if you had known what this means, ‘I desire mercy, and not sacrifice,’ you would not have condemned the guiltless.” (Matthew 12:7). Yes Neil, you would not have condemned the Christians who spend their lives being charitable to others, and peaceful, not smugly or violently mocking while pretending to have all the answers to everything they can’t explain, and fulfilling the law much better than someone like you, “Do to others as you would have them do to you.”
Neil also said there’s no punishment in the New Testament. That is a major, major argument of ignorance and shows Neil truly has merely glanced at some pages in the Bible or read at least a few parroted reasonless attacks against it and likewise is merely parroting them too. Examples of how obviously wrong Neil is (and how in the world if you’ve read the Bible can you miss this long passage?):
Mat 25:1 “Then the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom.
Mat 25:2 Five of them were foolish, and five were wise.
Mat 25:3 For when the foolish took their lamps, they took no oil with them,
Mat 25:4 but the wise took flasks of oil with their lamps.
Mat 25:5 As the bridegroom was delayed, they all became drowsy and slept.
Mat 25:6 But at midnight there was a cry, ‘Here is the bridegroom! Come out to meet him.’
Mat 25:7 Then all those virgins rose and trimmed their lamps.
Mat 25:8 And the foolish said to the wise, ‘Give us some of your oil, for our lamps are going out.’
Mat 25:9 But the wise answered, saying, ‘Since there will not be enough for us and for you, go rather to the dealers and buy for yourselves.’
Mat 25:10 And while they were going to buy, the bridegroom came, and those who were ready went in with him to the marriage feast, and the door was shut.
Mat 25:11 Afterward the other virgins came also, saying, ‘Lord, lord, open to us.’
Mat 25:12 But he answered, ‘Truly, I say to you, I do not know you.’
Mat 25:13 Watch therefore, for you know neither the day nor the hour.
Mat 25:14 “For it will be like a man going on a journey, who called his servants and entrusted to them his property.
Mat 25:15 To one he gave five talents, to another two, to another one, to each according to his ability. Then he went away.
Mat 25:16 He who had received the five talents went at once and traded with them, and he made five talents more.
Mat 25:17 So also he who had the two talents made two talents more.
Mat 25:18 But he who had received the one talent went and dug in the ground and hid his master’s money.
Mat 25:19 Now after a long time the master of those servants came and settled accounts with them.
Mat 25:20 And he who had received the five talents came forward, bringing five talents more, saying, ‘Master, you delivered to me five talents; here I have made five talents more.’
Mat 25:21 His master said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant. You have been faithful over a little; I will set you over much. Enter into the joy of your master.’
Mat 25:22 And he also who had the two talents came forward, saying, ‘Master, you delivered to me two talents; here I have made two talents more.’
Mat 25:23 His master said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant. You have been faithful over a little; I will set you over much. Enter into the joy of your master.’
Mat 25:24 He also who had received the one talent came forward, saying, ‘Master, I knew you to be a hard man, reaping where you did not sow, and gathering where you scattered no seed,
Mat 25:25 so I was afraid, and I went and hid your talent in the ground. Here you have what is yours.’
Mat 25:26 But his master answered him, ‘You wicked and slothful servant! You knew that I reap where I have not sown and gather where I scattered no seed?
Mat 25:27 Then you ought to have invested my money with the bankers, and at my coming I should have received what was my own with interest.
Mat 25:28 So take the talent from him and give it to him who has the ten talents.
Mat 25:29 For to everyone who has will more be given, and he will have an abundance. But from the one who has not, even what he has will be taken away.
Mat 25:30 And cast the worthless servant into the outer darkness. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.’
Mat 25:31 “When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit on his glorious throne.
Mat 25:32 Before him will be gathered all the nations, and he will separate people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats.
Mat 25:33 And he will place the sheep on his right, but the goats on the left.
Mat 25:34 Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.
Mat 25:35 For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me,
Mat 25:36 I was naked and you clothed me, I was sick and you visited me, I was in prison and you came to me.’
Mat 25:37 Then the righteous will answer him, saying, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you drink?
Mat 25:38 And when did we see you a stranger and welcome you, or naked and clothe you?
Mat 25:39 And when did we see you sick or in prison and visit you?’
Mat 25:40 And the King will answer them, ‘Truly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these my brothers, you did it to me.’
Mat 25:41 “Then he will say to those on his left, ‘Depart from me, you cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels.
Mat 25:42 For I was hungry and you gave me no food, I was thirsty and you gave me no drink,
Mat 25:43 I was a stranger and you did not welcome me, naked and you did not clothe me, sick and in prison and you did not visit me.’
Mat 25:44 Then they also will answer, saying, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry or thirsty or a stranger or naked or sick or in prison, and did not minister to you?’
Mat 25:45 Then he will answer them, saying, ‘Truly, I say to you, as you did not do it to one of the least of these, you did not do it to me.’
Mat 25:46 And these will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life.” – ESV
John the Baptist also said to the Pharisees (and this is a mere three pages into the first book of the New Testament!): “But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his baptism, he said to them, “You brood of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the wrath to come?” This is God’s wrath being spoken of, and John is talking about Judgment Day and Hell, and perhaps about the prophesied and fulfilled destruction of Jerusalem ahead too.
And listen to Neil’s own words about NASA whom he promotes, “Science has averaged no more than a quarter of the total budget (of NASA). … It’s meaningless to listen to them complain about science not getting done (because) science was not the driver.” Then what was the driver Neil? If not science than what? It’s obvious: to spread myths and propaganda like you to “pull the wool” over the eyes of the gullible goats like yourself, and an attempt and blinding us sheep who can see and who know our Master’s voice. The space-exploring governments of the world know that was is on the Moon and Mars refute the false history that people like you promote, which is that man started out stupid, and slowly evolved out of his stupidity into an intelligent state which evolution supposedly does not favor (which begs the question: why then is man intelligent, much more intelligent than animals?) NASA is a front used for convincing the world that there is nothing much exciting about the Moon and Mars, nothing like ancient man-made or alien-made ruins, or left over technology or information or evidence that Darwinism is false. Darwinism is used as propaganda for liberals to use for their personal agenda, which is against that of God’s plans.
And how obvious is this?: Jesus was repeatedly warning people about WHY they should obey God and ASK FOR FORGIVENESS. Forgiveness for nothing? From what? FROM GOD’S WRATH SO THAT THEY WOULD NOT END UP IN HELL. Not, “Cuz now I Jesus was born, feel like just telling u so.” No: In human terms, God planned everything out before anything was even made, but using a past tense word is not accurate, since God didn’t first exist in time, but made time when he either made Heaven or this universe. That is obvious from the long passage I quoted. And how did Neil miss the pinnacle of the New Testament books?: Jesus being severely punished with God’s wrath, with the equivalent of Hellfire for the sins “of the world”? So what is this “change” that Neil claims took place? No, like God says, he is not a man that he should change his mind or lie. God fulfilled his plans in Jesus to provide everlasting mercy to those he forgave by taking his wrath out on Christ, who voluntarily allowed himself to be sacrificed for those He chose to forgive, while allowing everyone else to serve as an everlasting example of the consequence of disobeying God. Disobedience which includes lying, theft, disrespecting your parents, hating your neighbor, not forgiving your neighbor, being stingy, and going against what was implied was wrong, like being arrogant and presumptuous (assuming things).
Again, farther along in the New Testament, it says,
Jud 1:5 Now I want to remind you, although you once fully knew it, that Jesus, who saved a people out of the land of Egypt, afterward destroyed those who did not believe.
Jud 1:6 And the angels who did not stay within their own position of authority, but left their proper dwelling, he has kept in eternal chains under gloomy darkness until the judgment of the great day–
Jud 1:7 just as Sodom and Gomorrah and the surrounding cities, which likewise indulged in sexual immorality and pursued unnatural desire, serve as an example by undergoing a punishment of eternal fire.
Jud 1:8 Yet in like manner these people also, relying on their dreams, defile the flesh, reject authority, and blaspheme the glorious ones.
Neil said that God was called a God of the Gaps because in the past 400 years (as in until the REFORMATION OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH FROM WHICH CALVINISTS EMERGED, Neil), that “God did it” as people say, was used as a convenient explanation for why something happened, or common things for which people couldn’t explain. Neil said that till then people less and less said that because most of the things not understood now have explanations for them. However, Neil perpetuated eight myths in one (for a total of 11 myths listed in this post):
1) Myth one: That there are scientifically full and correct explanations as to why most things exist or happen (wow is that a major error and oversight and a sign of incredible delusion and blindness and arrogance, if that were true then no one should complain about the funding for science exploration being cut to near zero and you shouldn’t care if that happens to your planetarium either Neil). So first Mainstreamers want us to believe that “science (scientists more accurately) are always learning and improving and that mistakes get fixed fairly quickly” and now “We’ve got most of the answers”?
2) Second myth: God of the Gaps Hypocrisy: Where is the evidence for the Big Bang which happened a massive, giant, enormous, gargantuan 15 billion years ago? What a gap! Where is the evidence for abiogenesis being anything close to possible? Where are the billions of missing links that should exist in nice convenient columns to show evolution of the “creation of new helpful information” happened. And that is a necessary a specific definition which evolutionists ignore in place of deliberate vagueness. It’s their sleight of hand magic illusionist trick, hoping that people will think that any change, including losing your brain and getting dumber and dumbed down, is “evolution.” Bring your dead missing links into Times Square Neil, better yet, we true Christains can bring you “living fossils” there that forever refute Darwinian evolution theory, which is a theory twisted off of Edward Blyth, a naturist and creationist Christian, whom Darwin connivingly would not credit. It’s you who deny that God exists and worship Darwin and Einstein who worship Gaps and Imaginary Knowledge.
3) Third myth, that Mainstream science can have all the explanations without evidence. Don’t you Mainstreamers call that, “blind faith” and as you said on Coast to Coast AM, “belief” (and there is nothing wrong with belief). How can science have all the correct explanations, like how the universe started and why, if there is no evidence for it? Is that not massive delusion?
4) Fourth myth: Christians would say, “God did it.” Neil, you said “bring a dead body into Times Square” to prove aliens exist, can you bring your dead alien of “God did it” to fill in the evidence gaps for your mere claims about how Christians would commonly explain things?
5) A fifth myth which stems from the fourth, is that Christians EXPLAINED away things by saying things supposedly, like, “God did it” (which is an insulting exaggeration mocking phrase that anti-Christians and atheists made up), when Christians merely would say that God was ultimately controlling all things. No Christian said, “It wasn’t me who put food into my mouth, God did it.” And then when realizing it was their own hand then said, “Now I no longer believe in God as much because I realized my own hand was bringing food into my mouth.” Neil and others are committing something I call “vagueness fallacy” and “bait and switch” by perpetuating this myth. The vagueness is that they say Christians would say, “God did it,” or “was responsible” but simultaneously confusing this as to WHETHER OR NOT CHRISTIANS BELIEVED GOD WAS THE CREATOR AND CONTROLLER OF THE LAWS OF THE UNIVERSE AND THE UNIVERSE ITSELF. Again, the two subjects are: unexplained events, common or not and whether or not God created and controls things and is why ultimately things happen the way they do, supernatural events or not, common or not. For example, some Christian might think (and this is an accurate example, unlike that spread by atheists) that someone was struck by lightning for doing wrong or if something beneficial happened, as a direct intervention by God, but not that there are no NATURAL LAWS as to how lightning is created. Christians believe in laws, the Bible is about laws; how Neil and other anti-Christians miss that is incredible. Even if it were true, as an atheist might give as an example, that Christians thought lightning was a direct AN ACT of God, does not logically mean that they thought everything was, like a deer deciding to eat a patch of flowers that were closer to a Christian hunter rather than some farther away. That is easily explained as, “I was closer to that patch as was the deer, so that is why it moved closer to me, making it easier for me to kill.” The Bible itself teaches the opposite of everything being directly controlled by God:
Deu 8:17 Beware lest you say in your heart, ‘My power and the might of my hand have gotten me this wealth.’
Deu 8:18 You shall remember Yahweh your God, for it is he who gives you power to get wealth, that he may confirm his covenant that he swore to your fathers, as it is this day. – ESV The NIV translation is,
Deu 8:17 You may say to yourself, “My power and the strength of my hands have produced this wealth for me.”
Deu 8:18 But remember the Yahweh your God, for it is he who gives you the ability to produce wealth, and so confirms his covenant, which he swore to your ancestors, as it is today.
And I say “vagueness fallacy” because saying that RELIGIOUS PEOPLE or merely CHRISTIANS along with “God did it” ARE ALL VAGUE: What Christians? What religious people? And that goes to another seventh myth (which I talk about after the eighth one):
6) A sixth myth is that Christians would necessarily become less religious, more atheistic and some atheist and in all cases more scientific (do any atheists ever say anything to the contrary, never) when finding an explanation for some natural phenomenon or something that they thought was supernatural/directly an act of God. So, when Christians were supposedly still explaining away everything as “God did it” (until for some magical reason that Neil deGrasse Tyson conveniently does not mention at all, which is pathetic being that he’s supposed to be a master astronomer and is held in high esteem by hundreds of thousands of liberals and anti-Christians) heard an explanation for something like why lightning happens the felt less that God was necessary FOR THE CREATION of the universe or less someone who needed to be worshiped and more scientific). Even if that were true in some instances, that is still an assumption and a plainly wrong one since Christians by the hundreds of millions still worship God. They don’t worship God BECAUSE THEY DON’T THINK HE CONTROLS ANYTHING OR ISN’T ULTIMATELY CONTROLLING ALL THINGS. Now how did you not notice or realize that? So because I can now explain A LITTLE, HOW electricity flows through a wire (not WHY Neil, which neither you nor anyone else can explain), that’s going to mean I will then think God has nothing to do with why it exists or ultimately why it flows through anything? Where did you get that “dead body”? Where’s your living ones? All you can show is other confused doubters and atheists whom you and others similar to you helped bring to that state with your spreading of myths, truth-hiding, fault-finding, and the wrong things you’ve implied, the indirect lies you’ve made, from doing those things. But atheists are still a small minority, and ex-Christians among them an even smaller minority.
7) An implied seventh myth from Neil’s rambling is that it was atheists and scientists (as in Christians who rethought what the Bible said and doubted the Bible) who came up with science. That is absolutely wrong and there is no evidence for that. Neil conveniently, using the “God did it” or “gods did it” / “Bible-doubters and atheists did it” myth while conveniently ignoring the obvious:
Neil, in his sinful bias, common to all mankind, looking from the criminal’s view and refusing to believe the view God gives throughout his word, deluding himself into thinking it’s simply men making up a wrathful God or that God is just mean and imperfect and nothing special then (but man is whom he made?! how arrogant!), doesn’t see the God who said,
“I am Yahweh your God, who brought you out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery. You shall have no other gods before me, make for yourself an image in the form of anything in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the waters below, not bow down to them or worship them; for I, Yahweh your God, am a jealous God, punishing the children for the sin of the parents to the third and fourth generation of those who hate me, but showing love to a thousand generations of those who love me and keep my commandments. You shall not misuse the name of Yahweh your God, for Yahweh will not hold anyone guiltless who misuses his name. Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy. Six days you shall labor and do all your work, but the seventh day is a sabbath to Yahweh your God. On it you shall not do any work, neither you, nor your son or daughter, nor your male or female servant, nor your animals, nor any foreigner residing in your towns. For in six days Yahweh made the heavens and the earth, the sea, and all that is in them, but he rested on the seventh day. Therefore Yahweh blessed the Sabbath day and made it holy. Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land Yahweh your God is giving you. You shall not murder. You shall not commit adultery. You shall not steal. You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor. You shall not covet your neighbor’s house. You shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, or his male or female servant, his ox or donkey, or anything that belongs to your neighbor. … “‘Don’t seek revenge or bear a grudge against anyone among your people, but love your neighbor as yourself. I am Yahweh.” (Exodus 20:1-7, Leviticus 19:18) “Yahweh came down in the cloud and stood there with him and proclaimed his name, “Yahweh”. And he passed in front of Moses, proclaiming, “Yahweh, Yahweh, the compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness, maintaining love to thousands, and forgiving wickedness, rebellion and sin. Yet he does not leave the guilty unpunished” (Exodus 34:5-7).
No, He doesn’t see all of that like other fault-finders don’t, but rather his fault-finder mind sees, “What? Punishes children for things they didn’t do?! Then forget the silly Bible! I’ll just study astronomy and eat good-tasting food.” Or as he said on Coast to Coast, “A God who punishes you if you don’t obey him.” Well damn that God who punishes criminals and rebels, that God who for 1000 years watched with extreme distress and sorrow as man increasingly became murderous to the point where he flooded them all out, something which Neil and other fault-finders never mention, not even that God flooded possibly billions of people out of existence. Strange oversight, instead he mentions on Coast that after he gave Moses the commandments he killed people for merely worshiping a calf. No Neil, that wasn’t merely why, he did so because they saw multiple supernatural punishments and chances for mercy on their enemies while a giant pillar of smoke and fire was behind them and even then their enemies pursued them till death in a flood, and even while they saw Moses go to a mountain burning with fire and booming with thunder, they still went ahead and TOOK THE TIME TO HEAP VALUABLE GOLD TOGETHER, AND TAKE THE TIME TO HAMMER IT INTO A STUPID COW, TO THEN WORSHIP IT. That is all a long “cold-blooded” act of extreme defiance, one in which they were returning to the very oppression they escaped from and so endorsing oppression. Not, “All the sudden they made a little cow idol and God just killed them instantly.” No, it wasn’t instant death either Neil, they had a chance to repent, but instead they decided to try and murder Moses and those who followed God. And even though Neil overlooks all that, that still can’t be used as an excuse for his objection to a God who punishes liars, thieves, peace-breakers, insulters, hatemongers, and murderers. Why else would that be offensive to Neil unless those kinds of rebellions were going on inside him and he delighted in those things?
8) An eighth myth stemming from the “God did it” one is that ALL CHRISTIANS thought in this supposed way. Wrong. Catholics were the dominate religion of Europe, dwarfing everything else and attempting to squeeze all the others, even using armies on the attack to destroy them all, including alternate forms of Christianity. Neil and others ignorant about religion and history simply think Catholics were the only ones around. And even if they perpetuate “Burning Times” myth as an attack on “Christians”, they seem to often forget while talking about how science came about, that supposedly millions of witches existed. But no doubt forget about them because they view them as all completely worthless for anything scientific and imagine people who were mostly female, spell casting, potion making idiots. This is an ironic error in Mainstreamer dogma, because many Mainstream archeologists claim that it was the pagans, like Druid priests, who were adept at astronomical observation and the possible makers of Stonehenge and other henges. It could also be said that sorcerers created the Pyramids or had to do with their idolatrous details. I know of no Mainstreamer who would say “ancient scientists” created those things, because to say that would be to give their precious science credit to stupid pagans who couldn’t possibly have had advanced knowledge or scientific knowledge but being religious, must have been stupid people who simply said, “Gods did it.”
It’s a widespread Mainstream Science “fact” that many pagans, including in India, were master astronomers, but deGrasse, who thinks he knows nearly everything, doesn’t know (even though is looked on it seems to me, as being a master astronomer), these things that a master astronomer should know and not forget. Forgetting about these Medieval witches though is a more understandable oversight, because people usually think of spell-casting, potion-making females, idiots, who had nothing to do with contributing to science, but were rather working against it by spreading belief in magic. It’s a myth by the way that there were millions of witches and that they were all burned or tortured to death.The Catholic Church actually incorporated much Pagan beliefs and wrapped it up in pseudo-Christian talk.
Though Neil says or implies a great change for the better happened 400 years ago (the Reformation), he conveniently doesn’t go into the details as to why it happened. As an atheist who would in his bias and ignorance, he would no doubt simply say, “Well, the Renaissance happened and Galileo discovered planets when around the sun not the other way around, but the church didn’t like that and tried to kill him for it.” And that is another myth.
Myth Four: Years earlier, Neil said that the universe wasn’t designed for man because of exploding stars. This is another comment made in ignorance of what the Bible says. It doesn’t say that the universe was designed for man to live anywhere within it, nor does it say that Earth even was designed for man to live anywhere on or in it. Using Neil’s baby-brained logic God should be hand feeding us baby food not even straight to our mouths, but just making it appear in our stomachs, or should have created us not just in his image, but with all his knowledge and abilities so that we wouldn’t have to do a thing and wouldn’t be subservient to him. You wish Neil, but what did you do to deserve that if it were possible for there to be more than one all powerful, all knowing, all controlling being? Nothing. And you never will deserve a gift like that. There was a man who gave up his glory though, and refrained from using his powers to instantly punish his enemies, who earned the glory God gave him, and that person was Jesus, also known as Yeshua, and Christ.
Neil’s Rant on “Beliefs”
On Coast, Neil also said, “Belief is not a word in my currency… to assert a knowledge of something when you have an option of getting more data (but not doing so and believing something anyways without doing so then I have a problem with “belief)”. Your own words Neil, on Coast to Coast, 16 minutes before it ended, talking about aliens and the Mainstream Cult version of the scientific method. Why not apply that principle to religion, Christianity, and the Bible too? Is simply reading a few verses in the Bible? Is science about being careless or patient and careful and not “jumping the gun” and “being quick to draw conclusions” and “double checking” and “making sure” and “testing the results thoroughly”? Instead, when it comes to religion, you make snap judgments, ignore thousands of years of history and use a few examples of whatever to paint with a broad brush your biased your single-perspective two-dimensional distorted view, using the distorted lens of your highly fault mind and worse heart. If you know anything about logical fallacies, then at least use them and study them further to understand the Bible better, and read the Bible more and more carefully, if you won’t have the humility to pray to God to understand it when you hear or rad verses from it without trying to deliberately do so.
The host of the show, George Noory, when trying to get deGrasse’s opinion on aliens visiting earth asked, “I wonder if there are any places like the Island of Doctor Moreau” where illegal human experiments were being carried out, and deGrasse said he didn’t think it was possible because people travel everywhere. You mean like every single place on Earth? So the government, no government, no business, no organization, no one, can’t build anything secret or keep secrets? Talk about stupid and naive and ignoring the obvious. And Noory brought up the obvious, he asked, “What about Area 51?” deGrasse then said, “Yes the government can keep secrets,” doing a complete turn around, but then said, “but that doesn’t mean anything extra-oridinary is going on” and committing the logical fallacy called “bait and switch” by switching from one subject, “Can the government (or any organization) keep secrets” to “amazing secrets”. Now why couldn’t a government keep amazing secrets? His explanation was that “most of them are not interesting”, boring. But does that mean all? No, he said, “most”, so why then did he say it wasn’t possible because of people traveling everywhere? And what ignorant moron his age hasn’t seen the videos of extraordinary things going on above Area 51, or anywhere in the sky? How stupid and oblivious to obvious, AND BORING, can you be? Yet he tries to come off as witty and exciting and got 340,000 other boring snorers to follow him!
What Are Neil’s Qualifications to Judge Religion, the Bible, and to Make Philosophical Statements of Fact?
Does Neil’s education have anything to do with religion, philosophy, neuroscience, psychology or even some general history of any of the most influential countries of the world, like Britain, France, China, America, Russia, Germany, Spain, Israel, or among the least: Portugal? Let’s look at what his website says:
PhD: Astrophysics, May 1991
Columbia University, New York City
Research area: Galactic Bulge – chemical evolution, abundances, and structure (HUH? And this is practical for? This is not even useful unlike a liberal art! “chemical evolution” Why not study the evolution of rocks too? What a waste of time and chasing fantasies.)
Advisor: Prof. R. Michael Rich
MPhil: Astrophysics, May 1989
Columbia University, New York City
Research area: Stellar Evolution
MA: Astronomy May 1983
University of Texas, Austin, Texas
Research area: Star Formation models for Dwarf Galaxies (another fantasy chasing research area in which nothing useful has been learned or rather in which truth is rejeted).
Advisor: Prof. John M. Scalo
BA: Physics June 1980 (THAT’S ALL?! A BACHELORS IN PHYSICS?! NOT A MASTERS? This is who liberals and atheists have allowed a 340,000+ following on Twitter?! A BA HOLDER OF PHYSICS WITH NOT EVEN ONE USEFUL INVENTION ON HIS BELT?!)
Cambridge, Massachusetts <—- Can anyone say “space filler”?
The Bronx High School of Science (Apparently you should avoid letting your kids attend this school)
Astrophysics Emphasis: June 1976 (wow, impressed, there was emphasis in astrophysics in High School, but not world religions, philosophy, or psychology). Shouldn’t Neil have mentioned where Bronx High School is located? Apparently it’s not as obvious as “Harvard” in Neil’s mind.
In his book section this fraud, yes a con artist, and crackpot seems to make it look as if he’s written a mountain of books by including whatever in his life, including CAMEO APPEARANCES on the same page and publishers under his books and his name to bulk up the length of the list. Pathetic, narcissistic, anal. But let’s look at his books to see if any of them have to do with religion, philosophy or psychology:
1) Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military
Neil deGrasse Tyson and Avis Lang
A review and assessment of the centuries-old relationship between the study of the universe and the waging of war, with emphasis on the technologies common to both.
Usefulness level? Think: a man who is helping to ally the greatness of war’s partnership with astronomy. How about how astronomy was used for peace? With liberals controlling the most highly paid astronomical efforts big surprise they aren’t used for peace, but war and anti-Christian propaganda. Not useful except for warmongers or some very specialized and obscure debate.
2) Space Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier
Reflections on the mismatch between the public’s vision of our future in space and persistent geo-political forces that thwart them.
You mean like liberal agendas, Neil? Instead Neil vagueifies the subject by calling it “geo-political”. Wow, vague, and overall a waste of time. Neil isn’t an expert or anything close to one in politics, better then to listen to those who are.
3) The Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America’s Favorite Planet
An exposition of the often-tempestuous correspondence between Tyson and his colleagues as well as between Tyson and school children—all over the demotion of Pluto from its planet status.
A vain entanglement.
4) Death By Black Hole, And Other Cosmic Quandaries
Anthology of the best essays that have appeared in Natural History magazine under the title “Universe.”
Useful? No. This obviously a compilation of vain Darwinist talk.
5) Origins: Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic Evolution
The remarkable beginnings of life, the universe, and everything. Companion Book to the PBS-NOVA series on cosmic origins. Premiered September 28-29, 2004
6) Cosmic Horizons: Astronomy at the Cutting Edge
A collection of twenty contributed essays on the modern frontier of astrophysics, with commentary and historical material added by the editors. A book conceived along with the 2000 opening of the Hayden Planetarium and Rose Center for Earth and Space.
Useful to know the “conceived” part right? Not. It be more useful to read this or read some Popular Science or Mechanics or Astronomy mags, or tech websites. Useless and vain.
7) One Universe: At Home in the Cosmos
The connections of astrophysics with everyday life. The companion book to the 2000 opening of the Hayden Planetarium and Rose Center for Earth and Space.
Winner: American Institute of Physics, 2001 Science Writing Award
His fellow Darwinists gave it an award; they patted his back in other words and said, “Look at what he said! He promoted Darwinism!” and that was worth mentioning because? Creationists don’t care if your friends patted your back and gave you awards Neil.
8) One Universe: At Home in the Cosmos – On Line Version
The One Universe book enhanced with 1,000 hyperlinks, review questions and problems sets.
The what? And this book is significantly helpful for anything how?
9) The Sky Is Not the Limit: Adventures of an Urban Astrophysicist
According to Skeptics and blind people like you Neil, rockets are the limit. Anti-gravity is nonsense and need not be researched, and we should be content to send satellites out and wait tens of thousands of years for them to return, when no one who sent them out would be alive to care. So yes, figuratively, the sky is the limit according to people like you. There’s no Heaven outside of deGrasse’s magic universe.
10) Just Visiting this Planet
A collection of six years from a Q & A column written monthly for Star Date Magazine. Sequel to Merlin’s Tour of the Universe (see below) that contains chapters of questions about astronomy and space asked by the general public and answered through the pen name “Merlin.”
Have the majority of your 340,000 Twitter followers have read at least a quarter of this book?
11) Universe Down to Earth
Essays on special topics in astronomy that evolved principally from invited talks and lectures delivered for introductory college astronomy classes at Columbia University, University of Maryland, and University of Texas. The book uses creative “household” analogies to help bring complex topics of the universe to the lay reader.
Did anyone notice that word “evolved” in the description? And none of your previous books or any other books already explain these things sufficiently Neil, or is there something special about what you have to say?
12) Merlin’s Tour of the Universe
Thirteen chapters of questions about astronomy and space asked by the general public and answered through the pen name “Merlin.”
Neil sure likes to associate Mainstream Science and himself with pagan magic (while hypocritically ignoring pagan religion too). What’s that say about him and the likely million liberals and atheists who support him?
Neil also listed countless articles he’s written. Can you guess which topic who wrote on? Just more magical beliefs and obscure facts mixed in with arrogant and progress-damaging, life-damaging myths I’m sure.
But that’s not the end of the tragedy of Neil. Neil also lists all the astronomy-related grants he’s been awarded, millions of dollars worth. Millions of liberal dollars have been wasted on his useless fantasies and obscurae:
PI National Science Foundation (2010: 36 months) Informal Science Education: “StarTalk Radio Show”. Using a comedic co-host and with weekly guests drawn from pop-culture, this broadcast (and Internet) radio talk show on science targets an audience that never thought to listen to science on the radio.
PI National Science Foundation (2009: 12 months) Informal Science Education – Small Grants for Exploratory Research: “StarTalk Radio Show – Pilots”. 13 radio talk show pilot programs broadcast live in DC and LA, experimenting with various guests and co-hosts for how best to bring the universe to listeners would not otherwise think to listed to science. on the radio.
Co-I NASA (2003: 24 months) Hubble Treasury Program: “COSMOS 2-degree field”, Large scale structure of the universe at high redshift.
Co-I NASA (2001: 18 months) “The Search for Life: Are We Alone?”, The second space show to run in the newly rebuilt Hayden Planetarium.
Co-PI NASA (October 2000 – September 2003) “New York City Space Science Research Alliance”, creating a new space science degree in the City University of New York.
Co-PI National Science Foundation (October 1999 – September 2002) “Visualization of High Dimensional Data in Comparative Morphology”
PI National Science Foundation (May 1999 – September 2003) Partner in the Grand Challenge Cosmology Consortium Administered by the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, Urbana Ill.
Co-I & Project Director NASA (September 1997 – March 1999) Digital Galaxy Project—Part of the $8 million launch of the National Center for Science Literacy Education and Technology at the American Museum of Natural History
PI Science Foundation (July 1993 – December 1994) to study the Galactic Bulge: Structure and Dynamics and Dwarf Galaxies: Star Formation, Supernovae, and Detection
ARCS Foundation, New York City (January 1989 – December 1990) Intergalactic Supernovae
Total wasted: $10,918,000. Almost $11 million given to him to, to what? Did any of this money help anyone make any new scientific discoveries that have helped anyone to spiritually improve, to become more self-controlled and enjoy life better, or help anyone else in that way? Sure, he probably used some of this money to create a few jobs and pay people for telescopes and to make buildings, and how useful was that and how helpful now is it going to be that he’s created money-sinkholes, in which money keeps going to him and his propagandist friends and away from the hungry bellies of kids? A good recycling factory that takes tires from cars in junkyards and recycles them into ground covering for deserts to make parks would be more beneficial and prevent soil erosion and mudslides and alleviate the damage done to those walking on what would otherwise be hard desert ground. Neil is a perfect pawn for Satan and NWO masterminds to drain away money from and turn it against the people they wish to dominate, using their money to dumb them down and keep them blind.
And if Neil, you actually took your own advice rather than merely pretending that you want others to search out all the facts rather than just believe your beliefs, and bothered to read this refutation of your life, you may be thinking, “Oh he called me fraud and con artist, why that’s libel and slander and defamation.” You deserve defamation, you should be defamed, because you don’t deserve it anymore than a criminal does who successfully robs millions from others by pretending he has a cure for their pains and has successfully healed anyone of them with that cure. I can believe that you aren’t a deliberate liar or thief, but heavily deluded, very arrogant, or worst, a narcissist, if there were some evidence for that. But since you yourself say that people should seek out information about what they believe rather than just believing (why was it so hard for you to say “faith”?), then what excuse do you have for not doing so, and focusing narrowly on astronomy and war?
The atheist dominated propaganda encyclopedia, Wikipedia, calls Neil a, “astrophysicist and science communicator.” Period. That’s it. Not even “popularizer of science” like they bestow on their other god Carl Sagan (which by the way is vague and misleading; it should say “Mainstream Science”). So, a fantasy chasing-nay-saying, smug, though not overly-smug, and a fault-finder, a know-nothing who said that he is against “beliefs” and didn’t have the wisdom to say, “I meant mere faith,” to correct himself, is a renown hero to hundreds of thousands of atheists and liberals. Would they do so if rather than speaking with a calm, self-assured, and contented tone, he spoke like a drugged out Hippie, saying in his sentences, “Yeah man, like, beliefs, well like man, like, like, like I don’t like that word beliefs man, cuz like, cuz like you gotta research first man, like then you can, I mean then it’s okay to have beliefs, like yeah you can believe science, like yeah man.” Cheech and Chong have a total of 18,971 Twitter followers.
“Charm is deceitful, and beauty is vain, but a woman who fears Yahweh is to be praised.” says Proverbs 31:30. I wonder if any humble, hard working, God-loving women on Twitter have even 18,971 “followers”. They are probably to busy with their real jobs to bother with Twitter much.
”Evil Bible”? What Anti-Christians Conveniently Ignore
The Waldenses of Valdese (Waldenses or Waldensians were a Christian group who believed in abstaining from riches whom Catholics eventually tried to exterminate for not submitting to the Pope):
Who Were the Waldenses? (This is a Catholic’s website)
Why Do the Dutch Wear Orange?
The Dutch Connection of the Pilgrim Fathers
An Atheist Fable: Reopening the Galileo Case
The Reformation (the font on this page is small and the page font needs to be enlarged to read easily)
The Great Gravity Probe B Hoax: More Evolutionist Fraud