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"I believe that we are chemicals, forged in dying stars, risen to consciousness by an amazing evolutionary process.  The miracle is that we are aware.  I think it is hubris for us to imagine we have a major purpose." - Gentry Lee

"If you know how to look, our body becomes a time capsule that, when opened, tells of critical moments in the history of our planet and of a distant past in ancient oceans, streams, and forests.

Changes in the ancient atmosphere are refle
cted in the molecules that allow our cells to cooperate to make bodies. The environment of ancient streams shaped the basic anatomy of our limbs. Our color vision and sense of smell has been molded by life in ancient forests and plains. And the list goes on.

This history is our inheritance, one that affects our lives today and will do so in the future.” - Neil Shubin
(From his brilliant book “Your Inner Fish: A Journey into the 3.5-Billion-Year History of the Human Body" which I’d surely recommend if you haven’t read it already)

"Destiny is written concurrently with the event, not prior to it. Our own was not written before the emergence of the human species, alone in all the biosphere to utilize a logical system of symbolic communication.

The universe was not pregnant with life nor the biosphere with man.  Our number came up in the Monte Carlo game. Is it any wonder if, like a person who has just made a million at the casino, we feel strange and a little unreal?”

- Jacques Monod



Sounds about right.

LOL, Gotta love this guy.

This is bloody brilliant - be it evolution-creation “controversy” or Global warming “controversy”. So bang on.

"The unity of life is an empirical fact" - Touche. It baffles me when people characterize science as bland - science more often than not, is so amazingly poetic.