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Comment 3 by All About Meme :

Neil de Grasse Tyson is magnificently charismatic, and would be a sensational speaker for atheism, but that's apparently not the way Dr. Tyson rolls...

Christina Rad explains the unfortunate situation.

Yeah, Tyson is one of those people who, frustratingly, fits the definition of "atheist" but wants no part of the label because they've fallen for the false claim that it requires a greater degree of certainty than it actually does. Basically, Neil would be about a 6 on Richard's 1-7 scale much like Richard himself is, but Neil doesn't want to identify with being an atheist.

Thu, 17 May 2012 05:25:06 UTC | #941974