What Do We Really Know?
It was an ordinary elderly man who made up one of the crowd of passengers aboard the train. Yet unlike the typical aged, he was not nodding in sleep but intent on Candy Crush, a mobile game in vogue among the younger people. An obvious puzzle for his brains, the rows of digital candy remained firmly in place as the timer ran. Unable to match the candy patterns, the poor man stared obtusely at the screen, shaking his head sideways disconsolately.
In the eyes of God, are we too like the old man, gravely puzzling our minds over complex theories or abstruse philosophical questions that surface with time in attempt to explain the wonders of the universe and our existence when perhaps the answers are elegantly simple and uncomplicated?
What do we know of the things we profess to understand?
"The immensity of the universe with the vastness of space and uncountable heavenly bodies is so outside our control and power. What is man compared to such awesome magnificence? It is a humbling experience to note one’s insignificance.” -S. Lathan