Meteorites and the Death of God

With the recent asteroid near miss, and the tragically destructive meteorite impact in Russia, it seems clear that in some realms of life atheism is taken for granted. When we think about objects that may or may not strike the earth, we do so knowing that it’s all about their trajectory and that if a collision is predicted no amount of prayer will avert it. If we wanted to protect ourselves against flying rocks (and there may be many more important things to allocate resources to) we would have to track them and be prepared to send rockets to explode them before impact.

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