Toronto. David Suzuki – often seen as Canada’s science guru – stated in a recent column about a baby suffering from leukemia that:

“In an increasingly secular age, science seems to have cut us loose from any sense of place and meaning. Biological science indicates that life arose on this planet by chance (and), that we have the form and shape that we do because of the vagaries of environment and natural selection. Bereft of meaning and alone in the universe, we find death all the more terrifying….”