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If you suddenly
and unexpectedly feel joy,
don’t hesitate. Give in to it. There are
plenty of lives and whole towns destroyed
or about to be. We are not wise, and not very often
kind. And much can never be redeemed. Still life has some
possibility left. Perhaps this is its way of fighting back, that sometimes
something happened better than all the riches or power in the world.
It could be anything, but very likely you notice it in the instant
when love begins. Anyway, that’s often the case.
Anyway, whatever it is, don’t be afraid
of its plenty. Joy is not made
to be a crumb.
The laws of physics
appear “fine tuned” for our existence.
Even slight deviations in the laws would result
in a universe devoid of stars and life. If, for instance,
the force of gravity were just a few per cent weaker it could
not squeeze and heat the matter inside stars to the millions of
degrees necessary to trigger sunlight-generating nuclear reactions.
If gravity were only a few per cent stronger, however, it would
heat up stars, causing them to consume their fuel faster.
They would not exist for the billions of years
needed for evolution to produce
intelligence. This kind
of fine tuning is