How Heavy is a Mountain?

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According to this calculation, it can be several billion tons. Smart geometry and physics.

But I also like this answer – as long as you don’t try to lift it up, it doesn’t weigh anything at all. It’s like problems, you don’t deny their existence, and you don’t run away from them. You just don’t carry them around.

Science vs. philosophy. Your answer depends on how you see the question.

(Photo: detail of the “Three Sisters” at the Blue Mountains outside Sydney, Australia.)
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Sydney Harbour at Night When the Tourists Are Gone

Sometimes, like people, a place can reveal its inner character when you catch it when it is alone.

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Sydney Harbour is one of the most popular places for tourists. During the day, it is packed with people and pigeons. Aside from the Ferry Terminal it also has attractions surrounding it like the Opera House, museums, as well as hotels and restaurants. It can be quite busy indeed.

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Until you let all of them go and see a different side. It is a dock, a port, after all. At night when the tourist are gone it goes back to its nature, quite lonely I suppose.

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Even the Overseas Passenger Terminal, where all the cruise ships dock, falls silent and gives lovers in a quarrel some space.
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When There’s No Path to Your Goal Can You Grow Wings?

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(At the Blue Mountains near Sydney, Australia.)

You’re staring at it, but there’s no path.

Can you grow wings? Fly over the ravine and get right to the mountaintop?

“If God had meant us to fly he’d have given us wings.”
– Chinese proverb

Yeah, no wings, but we got will and brains.

Will to make our own path. Brains to know when it is time to look for another goal.

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