Fine Humming Stillness
October 26, 2023
The Earth rotates at 1,037 mph. The Earth orbits the Sun at 67,000 mph. Our solar system whirls around the center of the galaxy at 490,000 mph. The speed at which our galaxy is moving through the universe is about 1.3 million miles per hour.
All that is beyond comprehension even though we know it is true. We don’t feel the speed, if we did we could not function. We exist in an infinite void, travelling at an incomprehensible speed.
There are no words capable of fully expressing our place in such a reality. We run out of words the moment we leave the pure physics which assigns terminology...