Pondering The Enormity Of The Universe: Opportunity For Self-Transcendence Or An Existential Threat?
Staring up at a star-filled sky can be a powerful experience. The sheer enormity of the universe can be difficult for us to grasp. Taking the time to stop and wrestle with the vastness of it all, and our place within it, offers an opportunity for perspective. For some, this moment of perspective may present a powerful moment of self-transcendence, freeing us from the stresses of everyday life. For others, it may present as an existential psychological threat. Speaking broadly,...Read more