reviewing 12 Monkeys, 24, American Crime, Big Little Lies, Black Sails, Bloodline, Bosch, Colony, Designated Survivor, Fauda, Game of Thrones, Homeland, House of Cards, Humans, Peaky Blinders, Outlander, Ray Donovan, Stranger Things, The: Affair, Americans, Girlfriend Experience, Man in the High Castle, Missing, OA, Walking Dead; Travelers, Vikings, Westworld +movies, music, politics
George Santayana had irrational faith in reason - I have irrational faith in TV.
Friday, November 27, 2015
Religion as a Necessary Engine of Space Travel
Our anthology, Touching the Face of the Cosmos: On the Intersection of Space Travel and Religion, is being readied for publication as an ebook by Connected Editions in the next few weeks, and by Fordham University Press in paperback and hardcover in March 2016. Contents are here. The paper editions can be pre-ordered here.
In the meantime, here's a 15-minute talk I gave at the General Semantics Symposium in New York this past September in which I outline the raison d'ê·tre for the volume.