We are not simply in the universe, we are part of it. We are born from it. One might even say we have been empowered by the universe to figure itself out — and we have only just begun.
I know that the molecules in my body are traceable to phenomena in the cosmos.
Kids are never the problem. They are born scientists. The problem is always the adults. They beat the curiosity out of the kids. They out-number kids. They vote. They wield resources. That's why my public focus is primarily adults.
My view is that if your philosophy is not unsettled daily then you are blind to all the universe has to offer.
If you want to assert a truth, first make sure it's not just an opinion that you desperately want to be true.