Do we think we live in a story-less present of sterile truths? We breathed life into the universe!
We inherited a world which began in indifference, a meaningless act which we painted in codes… 178 more words
by Brent Purkaple
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And yet surely to alchemy this right is due, that it may be compared to the husbandman whereof Aesop makes the fable, that when he died he told his sons that he had left unto them gold buried under the ground in his vineyard: and they digged over the ground, gold they found none, but by reason of their stirring and digging the mould about the roots of their vines, they had a great vintage the year following: so assuredly the search and stir to make gold hath brought to light a great number of good and fruitful inventions and experiments, as well for the disclosing of nature as for the use of man’s life.
I'm not particularly keen on the cataract knife as I'm waiting for an operation. Mind you, I believe things have changed a little in the last 100 years or so!