Overcoming our bent towards blindness in the wonders of the ordinary

cornwall-england“Instead of the accustomed idea of a mindless and endless evolutionary change to which we can neither add nor subtract, I shall suppose the universe guided by an Intelligence which, as Aristotle said of Greek drama, requires a beginning, a middle and an end. I think this will save me from the cynicism expressed by Bertrand Russell before his death, when he said: ‘There is no splendor, no vastness anywhere, only triviality for a moment, and then nothing.'”

From Clyde Kilby’s eleven resolutions

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