Another Breed of Faith on the struggle
since the Copernican revolution.
Reckoning with this tidal shift in knowledge has preoccupied philosophers such as Friedrich Nietzsche, Albert Camus, Martin Heidegger, and others. Learning to live in a vast universe in which we seem to have no special role has been one of the preeminent philosophical and spiritual challenges confronting humanity in the modern age. But there are certain religious traditions which, rather than jerry-rigging new narratives that put us back at the center of the cosmos, instead offer ways to accept and live on with the reality of nothingness.