Neil deGrasse Tyson is everywhere these days. You can hardly escape his influence in the media. He’s an astrophysicist, cosmologist, and “science communicator,” plus Director of the Hayden Planetarium in New York. Pretty heft credentials. He rose to prominence last year in his retake of the 80s Carl Sagan Cosmos series, rechristened Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey. As a media gadfly he has been an effective communicator for the forces of unbelief in America. Tyson says, “For me, when I say spiritual, I’m referring to a feeling you would have that connects you to the universe in a way that it may defy simple vocabulary. We think about the universe as an intellectual playground, which it surely is, but the moment you learn something that touches an emotion rather than just something intellectual, I would call that a spiritual encounter with the universe.” Now, if you understand what he’s saying, you tell me. Officially he claims agnosticism. Tyson says, “I’m not trying to convert people. I don’t care.” And he adds: “I remain unconvinced by any claims anyone has ever made about the existence or the power of a divine force operating in the universe.”
All this from one of the most influential thinkers of our time. In fact, he’s probably not THE Antichrist, but he is a precursor, a harbinger, preparing the way. Doubt me? Listen to some of his most outrageous quotes. He recently defended the diabolical cult of Scientology by a comparison of L. Ron Hubbard’s spiritual silliness to Catholicism. To The Daily Beast he said, “So, you have people who are certain that a man in a robe transforms a cracker into the literal body of Jesus saying that what goes on in Scientology is crazy?” So much for poking in the eye all devout Catholics. To Jews he said, “If you attend a Seder, there’s an empty chair sitting right there and the door is unlocked because Elijah might walk in. OK. These are educated people who do this. Now, some will say it’s ritual, some will say it could literally happen. But religions, if you analyze them, who is to say that one religion is rational and another isn’t?” With total stupidity for any sociological understanding of world religions he further opines, “It looks like the older those thoughts have been around, the likelier it is to be declared a religion. If you’ve been around 1,000 years you’re a religion, and if you’ve been around 100 years, you’re a cult.”
The devil has to love this. As for my accusation that Neil deGrasse Tyson is an Anti-Christ, listen to the words of 1 John 2:22: Who is the liar? It is the man who denies that Jesus is the Christ. Such a man is the antichrist. And in 2 John 7: For many deceivers are entered into the world who confess not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh. This is a deceiver and an antichrist.
An encouraging word: CALL ON THE LORD NOW
Most humans like to believe that no matter how bad things are, the clouds will eventually have a silver lining. There will be light at the end of the tunnel. But for those lost without Christ, a day is coming when there will be no hope. David spoke of this in Psalm 18:41: They cried for help, but there was no one to save them . . . He did not answer. Even those who don’t believe in prayer usually cry out to God when tragedy strikes. But what if He weren’t there? Better call the Lord while you can, and not be as those who will someday realize that God WILL NOT answer no matter how much they plead.
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