Thursday, September 22, 2011

We search for knowledge with the hope of being able to change the present, of being able to fix things.  But when all that you've found irresistibly lends itself to the conclusion that there is nothing to be done, what then?  Do you press on relentlessly, in defiance of science? Or do you stop and let yourself be carried along by the helplessness, like the dead at a water burial?