We think of our emotions like they’re these unique, personal phenomena, that no one has ever felt what we have felt. There is a basis in science for every emotion we feel. Anger, love. As a scientist, I know there’s nothing magical about what makes us feel something for someone else. But then I see her smile. Man, that cannot be science.
Your mother might be one of the most accomplished scientists on this planet, but when it comes to the impossible, we’re the experts.[to Caitlin]
Scientifically speaking, life’s nothing but a series of chemical reactions. So, to accelerate or decelerate that process is of no great matter. It gives us that illusion of power in a life with little.
All my life, I’ve pursued the mysteries of science, only to discover some are better left unsolved.[to Jayce]