For me, it is the incredible good that humanity is capable of. Not that humanity is good all of the time. When it is though the care and love that humanity is capable of is awe inspiring.
As a huge science nerd I have to share some awe inspiring thoughts from COSMOS tv show. All of these things blow my mind.
WE ARE ALL BORN FROM STARS
“Stars die and reborn […] They get so hot that the nuclei of the atoms fuse together deep within them to make the oxygen we breathe, the carbon in our muscles, the calcium in our bones, the iron in our blood. All was cooked in the fiery hearts of long vanished stars. … The cosmos is also within us. We’re made of star stuff. We are a way for the cosmos to know itself.”
"With every breath we take, we inhale as
many molecules as there are stars in all the galaxies in the visible universe. And every breath we exhale is circulated through the air, and mixed gradually across the continents, It becomes available for others to breathe. Breathe with me. We all just inhaled about 100 million molecules that once passed through the lungs of everyone who ever lived before us. Think of it-- this kind of atomic reincarnation is another link to our distant
Those are the kind of things that fill me with awe.