An article you MUST read - lots of food for thought!

Today's first article on the www.earlytorise.com daily list that starts off my blog page was a must read in my opinion..."A Thorn with Every Rose." On first reading I thought it was uplifting, on second I realized that others may disagree with it and it would create lively discussion. So please read it and give me your opinions; I love a good debate!

This is a quote from it that I found quite astounding:

"In Unweaving the Rainbow, Oxford biologist Richard Dawkins writes: "We are going to die, and that makes us the lucky ones. Most people are never going to die because they are never going to be born. The potential people who could have been here in my place but who will in fact never see the light of day outnumber the sand grains of the Sahara. Certainly those unborn ghosts include greater poets than Keats, scientists greater than Newton. We know this because the set of possible people allowed by our DNA so massively outnumbers the set of actual people. In the teeth of these stupefying odds it is you and I, in our ordinariness, that are here."" (emphasis is mine)

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