Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Wonder

"Man has to awaken to wonder -- and so perhaps do peoples. Science is a way of sending him to sleep again... as though lightning were more commonplace or less astounding today than 2000 years ago." -- Ludwig Wittgenstein

1 comment:

  1. Yeah, in a different vein, atheists/agnostics often say, "Why doesn't God show Himself in nature, at the very least?"

    It's like they want him to put on a laser light show or something...

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