Tag Archives: wonder

The social.

“People like us” is both a horrifying and wondrous thought.

Nolan, “Interstellar.”

It is a shame that some people can’t wonder at the universe without wanting to colonize it.

He rarely belittles religious belief.

Like Carl Sagan, Neil deGrasse Tyson evokes the sense of wonder that all thinking people feel.

Elemental and elementary.

Our water comes through pipes, our fire comes from gas, our earth comes in trucks, and our air comes out of vents. How can moderns living under these conditions to be struck with elementary wonder?

Without mystery, where’s the wonder?

The mystery of no mystery is where the wonder went.

Why not?

The question of “why?” arises out of sheer wonder or sheer desperation.

No wonder they killed him.

Socrates went around telling people he knew more than them because he knew less.