Looking at the above video, it makes one wonder about what the human species really is, and where it’s headed.
And, of course, we already live in a grand and bejeweled cathedral.
The Hubble Deep Field image itself raises some architectural questions: If Richard Dawkins is right that life, though appearing designed, is in fact the product of a “blind watchmaker” (evolution), is the cosmic cathedral also the product of a blind process–a blind architect? Are we the only conscious fashioners in the cosmos, or are we made in the image of some larger mind?
Which comes first, mind or elaborately structured and law-following matter?
Now let’s ask the original question with a twist: reflecting on our own architecture in juxtaposition with the architecture of the cosmos, what are we and where are we headed?