JVH. Actually there's no reason for Doc to ask anyone because he already knows. Spelled it right out and in a real nice way. Even noted the irony in the situation and without ridicule.
Explanation. You may not have read his response or didn't catch his scientific
view, but check close to the end and it's there. Would be hard to miss and not agree. Knows how it works and what his boundaries are. Doesn't care for religion.
What's not to agree with? No sophism whatsoever. No Slight of Mouth so to speak.
Being religious and ignorant once didn't hurt him. kudos. There's a certain value in knowing what you don't. good post JVH. Thanks.