mother nature’s palette

Few words needed for the wonders of her infinite variety…Bandon-7858Your question is the most difficult in the world. It is not a question I can answer simply with yes or no. I am not an Atheist. I do not know if I can define myself as a Pantheist. The problem involved is too vast for our limited minds. May I not reply with a parable? The human mind, no matter how highly trained, cannot grasp the universe. We are in the position of a little child, entering a huge library whose walls are covered to the ceiling with books in many different tongues. The child knows that someone must have written those books. It does not know who or how. It does not understand the languages in which they are written. The child notes a definite plan in the arrangement of the books, a mysterious order, which it does not comprehend, but only dimly suspects. That, it seems to me, is the attitude of the human mind, even the greatest and most cultured, toward God. We see a universe marvelously arranged, obeying certain laws, but we understand the laws only dimly. Our limited minds cannot grasp the mysterious force that sways the constellations.
― Albert Einstein

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48 thoughts on “mother nature’s palette

  1. Awesome picture complimented with a great quote.

    I have often wondered what is it that allows Scientists trained to follow logic and that which is measurable, delve into deep theological queries. Could this be because in their pursuits, they observe aspects of the Universe in a way which most of us are unable to fathom?

    Shakti

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