The comparison between Lincoln and Darwin is noteworthy. The words of the former are immortal, of the latter…increasingly evident in their mortality.
Neuroscientist Michael Egnor notes that the idea of consciousness is “empty,” much like the idea of “natural selection” in evolution.
The importance of metals, particularly iron, and the importance of the discovery of metallurgy can hardly be exaggerated.
Right now, within your bodies this little engine is cranking away. Without this machine, oxygen-dependent life could not exist.
Recently I had the opportunity to see Prague’s famed astronomical clock, the oldest still-working astronomical clock in the world. It is truly phenomenal.