There must have been a moment at the beginning, where we could have said no. Somehow we missed it. Well, we'll know better next time.
I was talking to a friend over the weekend, and she told me about her grandfather. He was really into Bridge. He was playing once and he got so pissed off at his partner (his wife) that he set his Bridge table on fire. I think that tops anything I've seen personally.
Looking at these stars suddenly dwarfed my own troubles and all the gravities of terrestrial life. I thought of their unfathomable distance, and the slow inevitable drift of their movements out of the unknown past into the unknown future. H.G. Wells
Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect. Chief Seattle