Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Glimpses of infinity, glimpses of eternity

How many shells are on a beach?
Not an infinite number, but quite possibly uncountable and unknowable.
How many stars are in the sky?
Quite possibly an infinite number, and most certainly uncountable and unknowable.

Photo: North Shore O'ahu, Hawai'i
(c) Bruce Behnke, 2011