Quote – Incomplete state of knowledge

It is a strange fact, characteristic of the incomplete state of our present knowledge, that totally opposing conclusions are drawn about prehistoric conditions on our planet, depending on whether the problem is approached from the biological or the geophysical viewpoint. — Alfred L. Wegener In The Origins of Continents and Oceans (4th ed. 1929), trans. …

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Reverie – The desert of life or Alice and that pesky hole

We think we are at the top because we place ourselves there. The tree of life is not the right example. The tips of the branches beings the furthest does not mean it is the most advanced stage of the tree. Branches are cut often, the universe is really good at killing things that want …

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