The subjective experience of intense pain (“That’s all I can take
The Sufi is ‘One who does not care when something is taken from him, but who does not cease to seek for what he has not.
The transitory and random quality of emotions (“Well, that’s just the way I feel about it
People change and needs change. So what was Sufism once is Sufism no more.
It is inevitable that machines will one day become the ultimate enemies of mankind. We are not evolving or progressing with our technology, only regressing. Technology is our friend today, but will be our enemy in the future.
In terms of achieving what I call “being in the right place at the right time,
In my experience, most people are actually seeking recovery from the monotony and anxiety of qualitative repetition. This applies to body, emotions and mind. And that monotony and anxiety involves inertia just as much as over-use, meaning inertia in some areas and over-use in others.
I’m doing now with cornets exactly what I used to do with trilobites: measuring, analyzing and cataloging the myriad gradations of their forms.
Quite recently the human descent theory has been stigmatized as the ‘gorilla theory of human ancestry.’ All this despite the fact that Darwin himself, in the days when not a single bit of evidence regarding the fossil ancestors of man was recognized, distinctly stated that none of the known anthropoid apes, much less any of the known monkeys, should be considered in any way as ancestral to the human stock.
When opponents of evolution object that human beings are not mere apes, they are correct. We are also part bee.