“Don’t try to comprehend it with your mind. Your mind is very limited. Use your intuition.” — Madeline L’Engle Where do humans draw the line between having a conscious life Read More …
As a creative writer, I would love to think that the 85 billion humans who have lived on this planet over time are adding … consciousness … to the universe, person by person.
The concept that rears its illogical head in so many areas — childcare being one — is that we are a nation of individuals who do things best in small units, where one man and one woman raise a perfect family on their own, and that child grows up to be a meaningful cog in the wheel of financial progress.
We might, as thinking beings, believe that we are central to the higher purpose of life on this Earth, but we are also smart if we remember that man is only a tiny package of elements in a vast, mysterious universe that doesn’t consider our significance at all.