“The search committee interviewed several apes, three mules, and a tomato plant.”
I would go into the cathedral and light a candle for M.-P. Schützenberger. He had wished to return as one of the gargoyles, and, perhaps, he had.
It often seems that the closer you need to look, the greater the wonder. It’s as if someone set it there to hide, waiting for us.
Truth, beauty, and goodness are abstract concepts that correspond to our deepest desires. They are not likely to have evolved by a neo-Darwinian process.
Environmentalism is growing darkly anti-human. That misanthropy has also seeped into science.