Ron moves on to the topic of cosmology – ie what is the origin of the universe.
This is mind boggling stuff and dwarfs the more conventional ‘evolution’ debates. He explains the anthropic principle that is fast emerging among scientists and which is ironically putting this little old earth back at the centre of attention. He describes the earth as the ark of humanity – a wonder of life in the midst of a barren universe. He contrasts the scientific view of cosmology with the Jewish view. Listen for some of the great discussion here – particularly as we develop the metaphor of the car to explain all of this.