This blog is concerned with poetry, philosophy, science, and religion.
Sunday, September 13, 2015
Every part of the orchid is needed, not just the bloom. We need more philosophers, more artists, more people willing to do the hard jobs. The emphasis on science is good, but it must be backed by philosophy and art. Without a reason for doing what we do, whatever it is, the action is not grounded in reason. Without the abstract reasons the concrete actions are performed without life and zest, and ultimately the mission fails.