When the beat of my drum/
Meets the beat of your heart/
You know I couldn’t love any other, any other/
This is where I come from/
This is where I belong,/
With the beat of your drum/
Not any other/
Young the Giant :: Crystallized
For the scientist who has lived by his faith in the power of reason, the story ends like a bad dream. He has scaled the mountains of ignorance, he is about to conquer the highest peak; as he pulls himself over the final rock, he is greeted by a band of theologians who have been sitting there for centuries.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.