“The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield, and government to gain ground.”
Sunday, June 21, 2009
Cycles of Time
The mystery of life - birth, growth, death, is almost certainly behind the ancient efforts to precisely know the seasons. They knew when to plant, and when to harvest - they didn't need any help there, and only a professor who never spent a day on a farm could think that.
And so the "ancient observatories" like Stonehenge aren't observatories at all. They're Cathedrals.