Infinite Layers of Mystery
We live in a world where science reveals wonders as distant as the far reaches of the universe and as intimate as the center of our own DNA. We prize knowledge and revere those who help us reach greater understanding of the world and ourselves.
It is a good thing to seek wisdom, but focusing too much on intellect makes it easy to get jaded about the things that defy scientific testing. We think we should be able to pull apart the strands of the universe and reduce everything to its components. When we can’t, we start worrying that we’re being taken for a ride.
Yet mystery surrounds us. After decades of research, scientists still uncover new components to human breast milk. In every age, humans have looked to the night sky with wonder and awe, marveling at the size of the universe and our own tiny place within it. And who contemplates the death of a child without asking, “Why?”