Has humanity ever lived in a more conveniently intellectually stimulating time?
I am prone to exploration by nature. Unfortunately, financial limitations (or, more precisely, my desire to test them) confine my physical travels.
But the internet, woefully under-appreciated really, allows me infinite journeys.
In a sense, unlike any imaginable only a bit more than a decade ago, I am there.
Thousands of miles away, I can listen to local radio of my choice. King FM in Seattle, mostly.
A thirst for knowledge can now be so easily quenched. Before me, the browser tabs I have opened: Bill Gates, Rockets of the World, Lake Baikal, tracking the Antonov 225...
The Library of Alexandria, magnitudes multiplied, is the world wide web. Accessible by fingertip.
What a wondrous world in which we currently live!