“It’s mystery, it’s magic, it’s divinity”

From Deacon Greg, who is some sort of a magician in the way he finds the best, most fascinating or touching videos.

This one, blew me away, both for the visual presentation, the use of Vivaldi’s Et in terrra pax hominimus, from the “Gloria” and most particularly due to the straightfowardness and humility of the scientist, Alexander Tsiaras, of The Visible Human Project, who says without fuss or fervor, “these are mathematical models beyond our human comprehension. . .it’s mystery; it’s magic; it’s divinity. The complexity…is beyond any existing mathematics, today.”

Quite fascinating, and yes, humbling. The more we learn, the more we understand how little we know. This made me recall the awe with which we studied human bones and cells in anatomy and physiology class. So often a student, pondering it all, would blurt out, “it makes you believe in God…”

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