I collect pieces of writing that fascinate me. Sometimes I don’t even know or remember how they reached me. Even more frustrating is not knowing the source.
Here is one such mystery, but if it “gets” you as it has inspired me, then I’m happy.
Before you judge others or claim an absolute truth, consider that…
…you can see less than 1% of the electromagnetic spectrum and hear less than 1% of the acoustic spectrum. As you read this you are travelling at 220 kilometres per second across the galaxy. 90% of the cells in your body carry their own microbial DNA and are not “you”. The atoms in your body are 99.9999999999999999% empty space and none of them are the ones you were born with, but they all originated in the belly of a star. Human being have 46 chromosomes, two less than the common potato. The existence of the rainbow depends on the conical photoreceptors in your eyes; to animals without cones, the rainbow does not exist. So you don’t just look at a rainbow, you create it. This is pretty amazing, especially considering that all the beautiful colours you see represent
We live in an exciting world of infinite possibilities; and infinite risks too.
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