Quotes: A Scientific Guide to Awe

If you’re feeling uninspired or bored, here is a kick to your brain.

Earth-from-space

“The fact that we live at the bottom of a deep gravity well, on the surface of a gas covered planet going around a nuclear fireball 90 million miles away and think this to be normal is obviously some indication of how skewed our perspective tends to be.”

Douglas Adams, The Salmon of Doubt: Hitchhiking the Galaxy One Last Time

He says it all. No matter how much of a cynic you are, you can’t doubt that this forces you to be in awe. Get on with whatever you want to do to get where you want to be!

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11 thoughts on “Quotes: A Scientific Guide to Awe

  1. Simply thoughtful and wise. It inspires us to broaden our perspective to see further beyond our horizon and be in awe of the whole picture. A perspective that makes more humble, compassionate, and kind. Thank you for sharing this beautiful words. I love your post and your admire your perspective. You are a wonderful person. Keep inspiring with your awesome posts.

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