A New Idea

While not a story, I found the following quote to be appropriate for this group.

"Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions." - Oliver Wendell Holmes
sciguy18 sciguy18
56-60, M
5 Responses Oct 29, 2011

you can always turn your back and resort to religion if reality gets too scary

Once expanded, contraction is impossible.<br />
I like it.<br />
I guess ideas tend to build on themselves; I am picturing cells, dividing and multiplying and re-forming, creating whole new organisms. Instead of a spark, a synapse.

Quotes keep me humble. and my feet firmly planted.

This quote is totally apt for this group. I am learning to enjoy quotes!

"By necessity, by proclivity, and by delight, we all quote." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

I have nothing to say but I'm tempted to post some obscure, irrelevant comment just to see if you can come up with a related quote. :)

“Experience has shown, and a true philosophy will always show, that a vast, perhaps the larger portion of the truth arises from the seemingly irrelevant." - Edgar Allan Poe