Denef Huvaj, Istanbul, Turkey.
There’s been regression, a lot of regression. Things don’t move smoothly. But there have been bad periods before, and we’ve pulled out of them.
I think there are opportunities—they’re not huge, but they’re real—to overcome the—and I stress again—to overcome problems that the human species has never faced in its roughly 200,000 years of existence, problems of, literally, survival.
We’ve already answered these questions for a huge number of species: We’ve killed them off.
Marcin Zuberek, Photographer, Warsaw, Poland.
But when the sun had unsheathed its sword of light and the sombre night was fled in fear, Kai Khosrau commanded that the trumpets of departure sound.
Then the army came before the Shah, and he gave into the keeping of Tus the standard of Kawah, and he bade him lead forth the hosts.
Chaos theory is the study of the unpredictable: nearly identical events that exist in the present and can have drastically different outcomes in the future.
While science and math are the structured systems of knowledge, predictability, rationale, and logic, the chaos theory teaches us that the only law is that there is no law and the only thing that we really know is that we don’t know.
No matter how much man seeks knowledge and attempts to gain control, the unpredictability of nature will always sit beyond our grasp.