A Little Perspective

Last week I had the pleasure of attending a lecture by Lawrence Krauss entitled “Why is there something, rather than nothing?” It was a mind-bending overview of contemporary cosmology.

I have always been fond of the big questions, even when the likely answers point to my own insignificance and profound existential emptiness. The universe is enormous, beautiful, and pitiless; its future is not hospitable to human life.

All the more reason to imbue our little corner of it, our brief season, with kindness, creativity, and meaning. I believe this is our only responsibility as human beings.


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