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Fading but still quite beautiful.

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Richard Feynman talks about the beauty of a flower. Neil deGrasse Tyson describes looking up into the night sky and feeling connected to the universe. While Munari’s books about the sun and the trees bring me joy, the words of Feynman and Tyson in the following short videos, about 3-5 minutes each, reinforce my desire to indulge in exploring the mysteries of this life and to be open to the possibilities. I hope you have a chance to view them.

Neil deGrasse Tyson on YouTube: https://youtu.be/9D05ej8u-gU

Richard Feynman on YouTube: https://youtu.be/cRmbwczTC6E

Have a good day, folks.

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The paperwhites are doing well.  I took one bag of bulbs and have them growing in all manner of vessels on two floors.  They are a contemplative treat as I go up and down the stairs.

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That is what that science guy of mine said over breakfast this morning.  “Beauty is fractal.  No matter the scale at which we view a thing, it is beautiful.”  We weren’t specifically talking about flowers but we could have been.  There is more I’d like to write about that statement but why when someone else has written so … beautifully … about “the mystery of a flower.”  If you have five minutes and eleven seconds today, check out this video and hear the words of physicist Richard Feynman on Beauty. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cRmbwczTC6E&list=PL92F9FC91BBE2210D

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