My colleague Eric Nelson, Committee on Publication for Northern California, asks a question that may be on the minds of many of my Southern California readers. Eric’s column was originally published on Communities Digital News and here is what he wrote:
According to Krista Tippett, science is in the midst of a “renaissance.”
“Things like the Human Genome Project and the Hubble telescope, which brought amazing images of the galaxy into our living rooms, have contributed to our sense of awe,” said Tippett, creator and host of the “On Being” radio program, during an interview with Jenara Nerenberg. “We’re morphing to this place where science and scientists and scientific ideas are much more celebrated at the heart of our lives together, and everyone’s intrigued by them.”
Religion, on the other hand, appears to be in decline.
Read more from Eric Nelson’s blog.