The Real Fireworks Are Up There

Photo by Klemen Vrankar.

Is Covid-19 then a consequence of the Chinese not exploding away enough firecrackers before the start of this year?

Earlier this summer, however, a Covid-19 stricken world watched the nuclear explosion reminiscent cloud of smoke bellowing from the city of Beirut’s port, and the source? Dozens of bags of fireworks. So what is it about explosives that can inspire “hope, happiness and positivity”?

Photo by Thomas Drouault.

Could it be that we too have become confused into seeking out light sources which can kill us?

What we might be missing out on is the opportunity to feel vulnerable, to develop our night vision, to self reflect, and to feel the connection we have with the universe through the unadulterated night sky.

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