Posts Tagged With: Science

a sea of humanity

 

“Anyone who believes exponential growth can go on forever
in a finite world is either a madman or an economist.”

 

~ Kenneth E. Boulding ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of art on a preserved section of the Berlin Wall taken in Berlin in January 2018.


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a simple truth

 

“Concerning matter, we have been all wrong.
What we have called matter is energy, whose vibration
has been so lowered as to be perceptible to the senses.
There is no matter.”

 

~ Albert Einstein ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a recycled flower bed taken on the Canary Island of La Palma in May 1994.


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shroom

 

 

“People who experiment with psilocybin report it as
one of the most profound experiences they’ve had in their lives…”

 

~ Paul Expert ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a single Psilocybin mushroom taken in October 2015.


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hopes and dreams

 

“The mind of an enlightened human being is flexible and adaptable.
The mind of the ignorant person is conditioned and fixed.”

 

~ Ajahn Sumedho ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of the ruins of Battle Abbey, near Hastings, England taken in June 1982.


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in her i had everything

 

“A thought that sometimes makes me hazy:
Am I – or are the others crazy?”

 

~ Albert Einstein ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of the mineral Sepiolite taken in Paris in May 2018.


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points of light

 

“I know there is infinity beyond ourselves.
I wonder if there is infinity within.”

 

~ Charles Lindbergh ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in February 2020.


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the fragment of a tear

 

“Always and inevitably, everyone underestimates
the number of stupid individuals in circulation.”

 

~ Carlo M. Cipolla ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in May 2019.


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GRAVITY

 

“Because there is a law such as gravity,
the Universe can and will create itself from nothing.”

 

~ Stephen Hawking ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in May 2018.


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PORTAILS PARALLÈLES

 

“What if, instead of a parallel universe,
there’s a perpendicular universe?”

 

~ Robert Breault ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in August 2018.


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WASTED OPPORTUNITY

 

“…people choose to live in darkness, praying for a candle,
when all they really have to do is open their eyes…”

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a skull from a burial dated to the Late Roman Empire (3rd century CE) taken in June 2014.


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UNIVERSYMPHONY

 

May night continue to fall upon the orchestra.”

 

~ Andre Breton ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of The Colours and Voices Orchestra taken in November 2019. Photo courtesy Flora Flowerchild.


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IN HER I HAD EVERYTHING

 

“A thought that sometimes makes me hazy:
Am I – or are the others crazy?”

 

~ Albert Einstein ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of the mineral Sepiolite taken in Paris in May 2018.


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POEM FROM THE BOTTOM OF A BLACK HOLE

 

“There are many black holes, and there are many universes.
Life is a never ending circle, and so too, is death.”

 

~ Anthony T. Hincks ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in May 2018.


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THE GREAT DYING

 

“Our planet is currently undergoing a mass extinction
of species called the Anthropocene – the Age of Man.”

 

~ Louie Psihoyos ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in March 2020.


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POINTS OF LIGHT

 

“I know there is infinity beyond ourselves.
I wonder if there is infinity within.”

 

~ Charles Lindbergh ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in February 2020.


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THE EXPERIMENT

 

“We are like butterflies that flutter for a day and think it is forever.”

 

– Carl Sagan ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in February 2020.


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TOUCH THE PAST

 

“As the archaeology of our thought easily shows,
man is an invention of recent date.
And one perhaps nearing its end.”

 

~ Michel Foucault ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in September 1988.


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FENÊTRE

 

“The earth is not a mere fragment of dead history,
stratum upon stratum like the leaves of a book,
to be studied by geologists and antiquaries chiefly,
but living poetry like the leaves of a tree,
which precede flowers and fruit ~
not a fossil earth, but a living earth;
compared with whose great central life
all animal and vegetable life is merely parasitic.”

 

~ Henry David Thoreau ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of fossil Orthoceras taken in September 2019.


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STARSLEEP

 

“Extinction is the rule. Survival is the exception.”

 

~ Carl Sagan ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in September 2019.


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THE FRAGMENT OF A TEAR

 

“Always and inevitably, everyone underestimates
the number of stupid individuals in circulation.”

 

~ Carlo M. Cipolla ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in May 2019.


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