Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Cosmos: On the matter of Giordano Bruno

Cocmos co-writer Steven Soter responds to critics concerning the new series' handling of the story of Giordano Bruno. He was an interesting choice, but I confess that I had only heard bits and pieces of Bruno's story prior to the premiere. And I learned as much, or more, from the criticism as I learned from the way he was animated for the premiere. But thanks to Cosmos, some people are actually talking about the importance of freedom of thought and testing our intuitions. Carl would be proud...

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