. . . and wonder of it all. A true Cheshire Cat Grin.
This generalizes between every cup of water - in that cup of coffee you’re sipping right now, the odds are good that it has shared atoms with basically every person to ever live.
Yes, pretty mind-blowing the way all things are interconnected in ways we can barely conceive. I guess only the saints, mystics and poets can truly grasp it. And some scientists too, perhaps.
Yep. Sir John Tenniel’s illustrations are still the definitive Alice in Wonderland illustrations, in my opinion.
At least they’re not arguing over how many angels fit on the head of a pin anymore.
I wonder if anyone ever argues over how many pins fit on the head of an angel.
No, but Sam Harris pointed out in his ‘LETTER TO A CHRISTIAN NATION’ that, “Thirty top theologians from around the world recently met at the Vatican to discuss the question of what happens to babies who die without having undergone the sacred rite of baptism.” He asks, “Can we even conceive of a project more intellectually forlorn than this? . . . How can any educated person think this anything but a hilarious, terrifying, and unconscionable waste of time?”
Can we even conceive of a project more intellectually forlorn? Wait, how about Trump’s Wall through EN’s favorite Texas wilderness? https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2017/06/06/border-wall-big-bend-national-park-donald-trump/101245626/