Gravitron Fairies

  One of the more obvious things about doing television gigs is the compression of time. Everything has to be discussed in soundbytes and bumpersticker aphorisms. Five minutes is a long time, and twenty minutes stretches out in front of you like a highway in Montana. < ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />  …

Description and Explanation

Christopher Hitchens concludes his book, and I conclude my review of it, with Chapter Nineteen: “In Conclusion: The Need for a New Enlightenment.” But if this is enlightenment, we need to check the batteries. “Religion has run out of justifications. Thanks to the telescope and the microscope, it no longer offers an explanation of anything …