I read The Medusa and the Snail many years ago and was profoundly moved by it. May I highly recommend it!
Society evolves not by shouting each other down, but by the unique capacity of unique, individual human beings to comprehend each other.
-- Lewis Thomas, The Medusa and the Snail
Sunday, September 16, 2007
How society evolves
The following is the "Word for the Day" on Gratefulness.org :