It's well to have such a comfortable assurance regarding the worth of those we love. I only wish you may not find your confidence misplaced.
Il nous faut partir d'une conception d'ensemble de l'organisme en tant qu'une entitÃ© fondamentale de la biologie, puis comprendre comment celui-ci se divise en parties qui respectent son ordre intrinsÃ¨que - pour donner un organisme harmonieusement intÃ©grÃ© en dÃ©pit de sa complexitÃ©.
Death is nature's way of making things continually interesting. Death is the possibility of change. Every individual gets its allotted lifespan, its chance to try something new on the world. But time is called and the molecules which make up leaf and limb, heart and eye are disassembled and redistributed to other tenants.
It is in Rousseau's writing above all that history begins to turn from upper-class honour to middle-class humanitarianism. Pity, sympathy and compassion lie at the centre of his moral vision. Values associated with the feminine begin to infiltrate social existence as a whole, rather than being confined to the domestic sphere.
He was a physicist, more precisely an astrophysicist, diligent and eager but without illusions: the Truth lay beyond, inaccessible to our telescopes, accessible to the initiates. This was a long road which he was traveling with effort, wonderment, and profound joy. Physics was prose: elegant gymnastics for the mind, mirror of Creation, the key to man's dominion over the planet; but what is the stature of Creation, of man and the planet? His road was long and he had barely started up it, but I was his disciple: did I want to follow him?