Infinity and beyond…

“We react to what is in front of our eyes, not what the other possibilities may be. Our survival mechanisms are designed that way perhaps, taking in and processing what needs to be dealt with in the waking world of the moment.

“Yet we are also designed in such a way that we can at least conceive of those greater realities. Curiosity, imagination, thoughts, hopes and dreams… through these we touch a different reality every day that has its own inner life for us…”

Just a snippet from the wonderful perspective of Sue Vincent.

The Silent Eye

Yet, if one could ignore space and time and be everywhere and every-when at once it would, theoretically at least, be possible to count them. Even taking all future snowfalls for the projected lifetime of our planet into consideration, it would be a finite number. There was, once upon a time, a very first snowflake to fall. There will be a last. There would come a point where there were no…

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8 thoughts on “Infinity and beyond…

  1. Hobbo February 9, 2021 / 8:13 am

    The concept of infinity is quite literally mind blowing. The more I think about it, the more Dauphy’s head hurts!

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    • Chel Owens February 9, 2021 / 9:32 am

      I like how Douglas Adams said, in The Hitchhiker’s Guide, that a vastly huge, finite space actually conveys infinity to our minds better than infinity itself.

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  2. Sue Vincent February 9, 2021 / 8:25 am

    Thank you very much for reblogging this, Chel:) ( I keep meaning to say what a lovely pic you have in your sidebar 🙂 )

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  3. Infinity is so great and large. Scientists are now telling us that our universe is expanding. They really have no idea how large everything is. Somehow, I feel the word, “infinity” fits this thought.
    Great post Chelsea!

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    • Chel Owens February 9, 2021 / 8:39 pm

      You’re right! The parts I got to in Hawking’s book said we must be constantly expanding. Talk about infinite! It’s brain-boggling!

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