Margaret Wertheim is probably best known for her knitting. That is, as a scientist, you’re likely unfamiliar with her work. But her TEDtalk about hand-knit coral reefs has gone viral. Her conversation with Krista Tippett on the On Being podcast is called, The Grandeur and Limits of Science. You should download and listen to it. Their conversation strays far and wide, from religion, to philosophy, to global warming, to neuroscience and being an identical twin.
Innovation is found at the intersection of ideas, concepts and cultures
-The Medici Effect
If the medicine is good, the disease will be cured. It is not necessary to know who prepared it, or where it came from
When you water the root of the tree, that water naturally extends to every branch and every leaf and every flower on that tree. So when we actually find the origin of true pleasure, in feeling the infinite sweet love that God has for us, and in realizing our potential to love God, that love naturally extends to all living beings.