“Advances in medicine and agriculture have saved vastly more lives than have been lost in all the wars in history.” — Carl Sagan
“Acta est fabula, plaudite!” – The play is over, applaud! (Caesar Augustus’ last words)
John Muir said: “Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.” And so that is exactly what I’m doing for the next several days… off to beautiful Kennedy Meadows in the high Sierra Nevadas for some hiking and exploring and quality time alone messing around with my lady. It refreshes the body and rejuvenates the mind and spirit… Dr. B.
“Anybody who has been seriously engaged is scientific work of any kind realizes that over the entrance to the gates of the temple of science are written the words: ‘Ye must have faith.’ “ — Max Planck
“The care of the Earth is our most ancient and most worthy, and after all our most pleasing responsibility. To cherish what remains of it and to foster its renewal is our only hope.” — Wendell Berry