The B. Gerald Cantor Rodin Sculpture Garden at Stanford University
Palo Alto, California
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So I was thinkin'...
...about how I was going to comment here about how you really need to be able to see the beauty in things. ...to look past the surface. ...or look at the potential. ...or just think about it for a minute.
Yeah, there's non-beauty out there. ...and perhaps close by. ...and sheer horror. ...but is that worthy of much time spent in contemplation, other than to learn from it? ...or to try to change it?
But to be able to open your mind and your senses, to be able to look and see...
...and to be able to at least try.
Years ago, Robert Heinlein used this statue in one of his stories to attempt to show beauty where apparently there was none. His words:
...and then I'm reinforced with some emails.
...and by garret ... with two photos.
...and I go on about my day.
5/21/02 2:20:38 PM