Amia tef'Eyot 3

August 14th, 2019, 12:14 pm

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VanHeist August 14th, 2019, 12:14 pm
The idea of things like “ley lines” or “soft spaces” is an interesting thought. Like most paranormal phenomena, if such things actually exist, they’re more likely psychological artifice than tangible properties, but in that way, they DO still exist—though granted, in a less empirically satisfying way. Such things don’t always play nice with deliberate observation either, which makes them infinitely interesting to speculate about, but somewhat elusively bitchy to actually study. If such things ARE real, they have an annoying habit of happening rather capriciously, if they happen at all, and rarely (if ever) on demand.

Consequently, when it comes to all things paranormal, divine, and supernatural, the frustration of human curiosity might well be summed up by a single question: “Why won’t you answer me?!”

It’s the sort of question we ask of nature all the time, and usually there’s a way to pry out some kind of response through tools, observation, or through the application of the languages of mathematics and physics. But if there is, in fact, any higher or unseen powers at work in the cosmos that are resistant to conventional means of observation and detection, the question is more poignant and less easily answered (though plenty of people might insist otherwise). I don’t mean prayer or supplication; I mean standing on the precipice between ourselves and infinity and asking for a clear and unmistakable reply. You might reasonably assert that, despite the question and the desire for an answer, we don’t really expect one to be forthcoming—at least, not a weird and obviously unnatural response.

So...what if you hollered into infinity for an answer, and it worked not as expected, but as intended?

-van