"True. I don't think we have ever actually visually seen a planet in another solar system. My understanding is we just detect that the planet is there because of its gravitation effects, is that correct?"
"I would think it would be extremely difficult for an atheist to be married to an evangelical Christian, especially to someone whose entire life revolved around their religion. But it might not be as bad with a more moderate Christian who just goes…"
"It is fun to imagine meeting aliens, but the distances in space are so vast, such an encounter would be very unlikely. So I would say that even if complex sentient life is common in the universe, the distances are a huge barrier to a meet up with…"
"Opposition to birth control often has to do with wanting to control female sexuality and to control women in general. When a woman has access to birth control, that gives her time to do other things other than just taking care of her children. Some…"