Wish I'd said that - February 12, 2016

“I once gave a speech I called ‘Gazing at Stars and Patting Cats.’ Its theme was that in order to live with equanimity and hope, to experience awe, wonder and joy, and to deal with our tragedies, despairs, and sorrows, we humans need to have one hand patting an animal or in the earth, and the other reaching out to the stars, to the universe.”

Margaret Somerville The Ethical Imagination