- How do we approach those things, the unknown, that terrifies us?
- Will man’s tendency toward violence kick in before its science and language leaders can figure out a way to stop it?
- Why is it important to communicate through language and not action?
- What would it mean if we could see visions of not just a possible future but our specific future?
- Would the choices that get us there be any less significant?
- Would the “gift” of seeing the future be a blessing or a curse?
- How could a brain that grasps the eternal picture—an all-at-the-same-time awareness—not go insane in a time-bound world?
- It raises questions about geopolitics and the nature of time and the sanctity of life.
And to make an end is to make a beginning.
The end is where we start from.
And the end of all our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time.
- the strange way that joy is so closely related to impermanence and longing;
- the mysteries of memory, imagination, and dreaming;
- the oddity of deja vu;
- the prophetic gifts that Christians chalk up to the Holy Spirit and secularists dismiss as uncanny intuition.
“arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.”