Skepsos's skepsis

The wonder of fossils

Posted in Skepsos by skepsos on March 2, 2010

When i was a geology student and dug up my very first fossil i realised that this little gracious shell had not seen sunlight for twohundredfifty million years and that i was the first living creature to set eyes on it since then, i was hit with the meaning of time, it hit me as something deeply wonderful, spiritual, poetic – sadly though none of my fellow students seemed to be in the same wonder and the majority of them was religious, but were aparantly less spiritual then me.

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