Tonight, take a moment to step outside and look up, or, better still, lie back on the ground. Focus on the dark night sky. You’ll feel the pull upwards, vertigo in reverse. Let the endless depth engulf you, swirling larger than thoughts. How insignificant we are against the vastness of the universe! But look again, and from the nothingness you’ll see detail emerge. The orange glow of the city, the moon, constellations, shooting stars, satellites, and so much more – the night sky is no longer a blank canvas.

Darkness covers almost every facet of human existence. It is fear, it is evil, it ...


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