Tuesday, June 03, 2014

We are just the right size!

First of all, my legs just barely reach the ground!

But, secondly: "Professor J.B.S. Haldane has pointed out that the human organism is exactly intermediate between the electron and the spiral nebula, the smallest and largest existing things. This, he suggests, gives man a privileged position in the world of nature..." R.G. Collingwood, The Idea of Nature, p. 24

1 comment:

  1. Hah:!shades of a certain argument for the importance of the Invisible Hand in Smith, despite it's coming up a paltry two times in his work, based on the fact that these occurrences are exactly midway through each of TMS and WN!

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