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Quotables

Some food for thought:

“A state of doubt is unpleasant, but a state of certainty is ridiculous.”
– Voltaire

“I don’t have to know an answer. I don’t feel frightened by not knowing things, by being lost in the mysterious universe without having any purpose, which is the way it really is, as far as I can tell, possibly. It doesn’t frighten me.”
– Richard Feynman

“To doubt everything or to believe everything are two equally convenient solutions; both dispense with the necessity of reflection.”
– Jules Henri PoincarĂ©

… and, last but not least:

“Let us prepare to grapple with the ineffable itself, and see if we may not eff it after all.”
– Douglas Adams

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Celestial Insight

It’s about the warmest evening we’ve had in ages, and a beautiful clear night. Jupiter shining overhead, its color visible without any equipment.

Just a reminder that the Universe doesn’t need an excuse to be awesome at us, and perhaps we don’t have to wait for an excuse to be awesome to each other.

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