Eric Chaisson quotes

  • The two go hand in hand like a dance: chance flirts with necessity, randomness with determinism. To be sure, it is from this interchange that novelty and creativity arise in Nature, thereby yielding unique forms and novel structures.
    -- Eric Chaisson

    #Creativity #Flirting #Unique

  • Science is agnostic when it comes to god; not atheistic, as some people prefer to read that laden word wrongly; just agnostic.
    -- Eric Chaisson

    #People #Agnostic #Agnosticism

  • Though we might like to think so, humankind is not at any special, unique or privileged location in the gargantuan, perhaps infinite, Universe.
    -- Eric Chaisson

    #Unique #Thinking #Special

  • Apparently, myths become truths if upheld long enough.
    -- Eric Chaisson

    #Long #Enough #Myth

  • Not that chance dominated events in the early Solar System, for scientific determinism was also functioning. But chance is an essential factor in all evolutionary events, and the birth and development of our planetary system were not exceptions.
    -- Eric Chaisson

    #Development #Events #Essentials

  • At every level in our inventory, nothing seems special about our Earth, our Sun, our Galaxy, our Local Group. Evidently, mediocrity reigns throughout. Such is our niche in the Universe.
    -- Eric Chaisson

    #Special #Levels #Earth

  • Let's first ask, what is life? And immediately we are stumped.
    -- Eric Chaisson

    #Firsts #What Is Life

  • Researchers argue that it's of utmost importance to unravel the nature of black holes, lest we someday begin to worship them. Sounds ridiculous, but whole segments of humankind have often revered the unknowable, venerating that which cannot be tested experimentally. Come to think of it, many still do in twenty-first-century society.
    -- Eric Chaisson

    #Thinking #Black #Firsts

  • Given enough time, even evolution evolves.
    -- Eric Chaisson

    #Enough Time #Evolution #Given

  • Creativity is the key to success in the future, and primary education is where teachers can bring creativity in children at that level.

  • Educationists should build the capacities of the spirit of inquiry, creativity, entrepreneurial and moral leadership among students and become their role model.

  • We have got to abandon the sense of amazement in the face of creativity, as if it were a miracle if anybody created anything.

  • Whoever loves above all the approach of love will never know the joy of attaining it.

  • There are some women who are flirts upon principle; they consider it their duty to make themselves as pleasing as possible to every one.

  • A Republican Congressman, Rep. Chris Lee, was caught flirting with a woman trolling for dates on Craigslist and sent her a shirtless photo of himself. He lied about his age and his marital status. He said he was 39 and divorced. He's 46 and married, though being a Republican congressman, I'm guessing he's really 60 and gay.

  • A flock of flirting flamingos is pure, passionate, pink pandemonium-a frenetic flamingle-mangle-a discordant discotheque of delirious dancing, flamboyant feathers, and flamingo lingo.

  • Each one of us has our own evolution of life, and each one of us goes through different tests which are unique and challenging. But certain things are common. And we do learn things from each other's experience. On a spiritual journey, we all have the same destination.

  • So one of the most unique things on screen in American movies today is everyday behavior.

  • When a man no longer confuses himself with the definition of himself that others have given him, he is at once universal and unique. He is universal by virtue of the inseparability of his organism from the cosmos. He is unique in that he is just this organism and not any stereotype of role, class, or identity assumed for the convenience of social communication.

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