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This site is dedicated to my grandfather George Adams,
another backwoods carpenter with a radiant heart.
He always had time for me.

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Hum along with Enya while you read.

Today we live in a world of GPS and cell phones, computers and DNA.
    Our footprints are on the Moon.

Gods and goddesses, angels and demons, all are fading away now - 
    no more magic and superstition from the stone age.
        Time to grow up.

We need new visions - of new journeys - that can take us:
        out to the stars,
            down into our cells,
                and deep within the human heart.


Our footprints will record our journeys:

Beginning in Kenya:
<<<<< 1,500,000 BC

Reaching to the  Moon:
 1969 AD >>>>>

Long ago, friends asked me, then a young priest and scientist, to help them reconcile magic and superstition with modern science. It took me fifty years to deliver, and we had to leave gods and religion behind, but here is what I promised.

Here we will survey the last 500 years of science - since Columbus sailed, and build a  new vision of our universe. A picture will emerge - a new 21st century worldview.  

Worldviews are unique, like fingerprints. You have yours. I have mine. We will share, and add others from Jesus to Einstein. Like a jigsaw puzzle, as the picture emerges we will see things never seen before.

Come, my friends,  ’Tis not too late to seek a newer world.

Come, my friends,

’Tis not too late to seek a newer world.

Push off, and sitting well in order smite

The sounding furrows; for my purpose holds

To sail beyond the sunset, and the baths

Of all the western stars, until I die.

It may be that the gulfs will wash us down:

It may be we shall touch the Happy Isles,

And see the great Achilles, whom we knew.

Tho’ much is taken, much abides; and tho’

We are not now that strength which in old days

Moved earth and heaven; that which we are, we are;

One equal temper of heroic hearts,

Made weak by time and fate, but strong in will

To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.

          —  Tennyson.   .   .


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