THE classic struggle between hero and villain, the “good guys vs the bad guys,” is a staple of our entertainment and literary culture.
Without this persistent duality, there would never have been Hercules, Batman, Spiderman or Superman — or the Lone Ranger on his white horse Silver.
Nor would we be enjoying productions of Macbeth or Hamlet, or any of the riveting psychological dramas of Shakespeare.
Daytime television, also, would be soap-free. (Hey, can’t you leave us with something?) Continue reading
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THE epiphany for astronaut Edgar Mitchell occurred when he looked out the window of his spacecraft at the Earth, Moon and Sun, and at the infinitely vast star systems.
Suddenly it came to him that the molecules and cells of our bodies must have had their origin in those faraway stars.
It was at that moment an overwhelming realization of the interconnectedness of all life dawned on him. It was a life-altering flash of intuition resulting not in “intellectual knowledge,” he says, but in a “visceral knowing.”
“It was accompanied by a very blissful feeling that I had never experienced before.”
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