I’m confused with the nature of people that they will look into a telescope out into space and say “we’re so small” but will look into a microscope and say “that is so small”.

Nobody goes “oh my god I’m fucking massive”. Do they? Are there cultures that see the symmetry of scale?


I’d like to say it’s a hierarchy of religion thing in that we see monotheistic paternal god in the “heavens above us” that causes us to remark on our inferiority but in the world around us that is subject to us, we remark on its inferiority to *us* but I’m not suitably in tune with other cultures to have an honest opinion on it.

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