… but now I’m kinda intrigued… What might one find behind such a door…?
And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. Whatever your motivation to get out of bed on this day – whether it’s to celebrate the birth of a child more than two millennia ago… or just another day in late December – may we all find the strength within ourselves to renew our common humanity on this, and every other day… and keep watch over the flock… … that flock which is each and every one of us…
… it’s worth thinking about… Don’t you think? Image found here.
‘All hail!’ the bells of Christmas rang, ‘All hail!’ the monks at Christmas sang, The merry monks who kept with cheer The gladdest day of all their year. But still apart, unmoved thereat, A pious elder brother sat Silent, in his accustomed place, With God’s sweet peace upon his face.
Science has become the ‘new theocracy’. Scientists are those about whom we now dare not doubt; for to do so invites universal condemnation. To question the Holy Science is to bring derision down upon you. They cannot damn you to Hell for doing so… yet. But they’re an imaginative species – and as their rational footing becomes ever less sure, the creativity with which they conjure ever more bizarre universes becomes increasingly impressive. Can a scientific equivalent for hell be far behind?