Ralph Waldo Emerson once asked what we would do if the stars only came out once every thousand years. No one would sleep that night, of course… We would be ecstatic, delirious, made rapturous by the glory of God. Instead, the stars come out every night, and we watch television.

Source: Paul Hawken (via swallow-the-truth)

The scientist is not a person who gives the right answers, he’s one who asks the right questions.

Source: Claude Lévi-Strauss (via currentsinbiology)