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.
As a nation we should look more carefully at how our fear of future acts of terrorism is undermining our quality of life.
There is no separate supernatural realm: all phenomena are part of one natural process of evolution.
The purest definition of “religious
Do not conform to seek the seekers, but leave the leavers. Wisdom comes from facing what you do not yet understand.
Seen in the light of evolution, biology is, perhaps, intellectually the most satisfying and inspiring science. Without that light it becomes a pile of sundry facts — some of them interesting or curious but making no meaningful picture as a whole.