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Our universe might be, in proportion to such another world, only a speck of dust

Our universe might be, in proportion to such another world, only a speck of dust Our universe might be, in proportion to such another world, only a speck of dust
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Worlds die as they are born. They are born, they die of them all the time. And creation, always imperfect, continues in incessant metamorphosis. [...] The heavens, which were thought to be incorruptible, know no eternal life but the eternal flow of things.

[...] When we say life, we mean the activity of organised substance, in the conditions in which we see it manifesting itself on earth. But it may be that life also occurs in different environments, at very high or very low temperatures, in inconceivable forms. […] 

It is also possible that these millions of suns, joined to billions that we do not see, all together form only a blood or lymph globule in the body of an animal, an imperceptible insect, hatched in a world whose greatness we cannot conceive of and yet which would itself be, in proportion to such another world, only a speck of dust. Nor is it absurd to suppose that centuries of thought and intelligence live and die before us in a minute in an atom.

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