On this day in 2012 with the horror of the shooting in a Denver suburb movie theater blanketing the news, I am newly reminded of the incredible and sometimes terrifying range of what it is that we call, human.
Hitler, Mother Theresa, Pol Pot, Ghandi, …
“You’re an interesting species, an interesting mix. You’re capable of such beautiful dreams and such horrible nightmares. You feel so lost, so cut off, so alone, … the only thing we’ve found that makes the emptiness bearable is each other.”
Contact (the movie)