Happy the man,and happy he alone,
He,who can call today his own;
He who,secure within,can say,
Tomorrow do thy worst,for I have lived today.
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Annular Solar Eclipse
An annular solar eclipse was visible from parts of India today. Jamshedpur was endowed with a double-treat, not only did the moon eclipse part of the sun, even the clouds ganged in. So in the end, it wasn't much of a show. With COVID-19 already eclipsing daily life for months on end, most people weren't in the mood for a spectacle anyway.
Religion is based, I think, primarily and mainly upon fear. It is partly the terror of the unknown and partly, as I have said, the wish to feel that you have a kind of elder brother who will stand by you in all your troubles and disputes. ... A good world needs knowledge, kindliness, and courage; it does not need a regretful hankering after the past or a fettering of the free intelligence by the words uttered long ago by ignorant men.