It's a great big universe

"I'm pretty sure the two most powerful beings in the universe could actually see all of the nations, literally."
—ghost of...

I would not debate interpretations of scriptural literalism regarding what Jesus told his apostles, who knew nothing of cosmology. Rather, let me try to explain my own thinking on it thusly:

It's a great big universe, and we're all really puny. We're just tiny little specks, about the size of the late Mickey Rooney. It's big, and black, and inky. And we're all really dinky. It's a big universe, and its God's.