Friday, 20 April 2007

Thought - one of many

There are some oddities in the perspective with which we see the world. The fact that we live at the bottom of a deep gravity well, on the surface of a gas-covered planet going around a nuclear fireball 90 million miles away and think this to be normal is obviously some indication of how skewed our perspective tends to be,
— Douglas Adams, Digital Biota Cambridge speech, 1998 ( people/ douglasadams/ index.html)
Quoted in Richard Dawkin's eulogy for Douglas Adams in 2001 (see documents/ adams_index.html )

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