Food for Thought

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This Stopped Me in My Tracks

 

Food for Thought - DNA
Before you judge others or claim any absolute truth, consider that you can see less than 1% of the electromagnetic spectrum and hear less than 1% of the acoustic spectrum.

Food for Thought

As you read this, you are traveling at 220 kilometres per second across the galaxy. 90% of the cells in your body carry their own microbial DNA and are not “you”.

Food for Thought

The atoms in your body are 99.9999999999999999% empty space and none of them are the ones you were born with, but they all originated in the belly of a star.

Food for Thought - Stars

Human beings have 46 chromosomes, 2 less than the common potato.

Food for Thought - Potatoes

The existence of the rainbow depends on the conical photoreceptors in your eyes; to animals without cones, the rainbow does not exist.

Food for Thought - Rainbow

So you don’t just look at a rainbow, you create it.

This is pretty amazing, especially considering that all the beautiful colours you see represent less than 1% of the electromagnetic spectrum.

Food for Thought - Electromagnetic Spectrum

One Response to “Food for Thought”

  1. Bill 2014-03-14

    Rosemary

    You are talking my language. The so called scientific method through useful is only a very limited form of enquiry to discover the so called absolute. All knowledge is approximate and is continually refined or refuted . Nobody can define “normal” so why do they have a problem with the term paranormal. Both are legitimate. For “completeness” we need both and both are just as legitimate as each other and both of course are only approximating the so called truth which is only relative. Absolute truth or absolute anything could be another name for the almighty

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