In 1847 the Choctaw people sent $170 to help the Irish during the potato famine. Donors in Ireland are citing that gesture after raising millions of dollars to help two tribes during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Arrows of time: tracing our evolving understanding of time through a history of observations in culture, physics, timekeeping and biology.
Every step in human progress, from the first feeble stirrings in the abyss of time, has been opposed by the great majority of men. Every valuable thing that has been added to the store of man’s possessions has been derided by them when it was new, and destroyed by them when they had power. They have fought every new truth ever heard of, and they have killed every truth-seeker who got into their hands.