The preponderance of fundamentalist Christians in America are why so many Americans are comparatively unintelligent when it comes to scientific knowledge that drives the epidemic of stupidity of American, primarily in the South, subscribing to hazardous Republican policies.
It was just a matter of time before the opposition and criticism of astrophysicist and Cosmos host Neil deGrasse Tyson became overtly racist, and it is no real surprise that Fox News provided a nationally-televised forum for a white supremacist.
Creationists could learn a lot from Plato, if only they were willing to open their minds to the wonder of the cosmos, and to the idea that an admission of ignorance is not the end of wisdom, but its beginning
Although fundamentalist Christians have no dearth of so-called tormentors, for the past eleven weeks their greatest enemy has been science in the person of Neil deGrasse Tyson and the Fox science documentary series Cosmos.
Between last week's report on climate change and the devastation at home from super-storms, flooding, droughts, wild fires, tornados and this week's news Antarctica is melting, conservatives went berserk and accused scientists using data, reason, and knowledge to bully people.
The ongoing, and one-sided, battle between creationist Ken Ham of "Answers in Genesis" notoriety and highly-regarded astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson of Fox's Cosmos is humiliating for America because Ham typifies the right wing evangelical Christian ignorance founded on ancient mythology.