does life pop
Is the universe ablaze with life? If the conditions allow it, does life pop up, does life automatically start on a path to existence and then dies or survives on the way, and when it survives, does life eventually use DNA-like patterns and structures to do its greatest work? What would working on a masterpiece painting for three billion years feel like? Would the feel be the same every day?
Life survives or it dies, end of story? What are the odds that humans will never die out? One in _________ .
Is it that only a savage and intelligent animal as we might think about the cosmos and its age and how it and we came to be? Aren’t we lucky to be alive in this most exciting era of progress and so unlucky to have so much unnecessary suffering.
I just read (in NEWSWEEK’s December 17, 2012, issue) of a woman named Wahaba who was married off young to a monster husband who left her indoors with their kids (ages 4,6&8) and every night the husband went out and got drunk and would come home and call her a “whore, beat her senseless, and tie her to a tree in their dusty yard, leaving her there all night. Often she had to rely on the kindness of her neighbors, who would cut her ropes when they found her there in the morning.” It’s hard to believe the rest of the story. She was convicted of murder. And all she did was to tie him to the tree while he was drunk to show him how it felt and then during the night he collapsed because of his stupor and hanged himself.
Read the article to find out more details and the awful reason why she decided to “give him a taste of his own medicine.”